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Single-Handed Mastery: José Orozco

Andréa Fernandes

Several weeks back, reader AMT requested a "Feel Art Again" post featuring Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949).

7 Unsung Events That Deserve Your Attention

Ethan Trex

Football season is cranking up, and playoff baseball is on the horizon.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

In case you missed it, a video of Cookie Monster defending his honor against Stephen Colbert.

Caption Contest No. 11

David K. Israel

[there's still time to get that caption in!] If you missed our interview with Marc Tyler Nobelman, author of Boys of Steel - The Creators of Superman, you might want to check that out before s

Friday Happy Hour: Your Most Admired List

Jason English

1. Clear some room on your bookshelf. Later this fall, we'll be releasing our first hardcover book: The Mental Floss History of the World.

The Quick 10: 10 Crazes, Obsessions and Pathological Afflictions

Adrienne Crezo

Roz Savage: First Woman to Row Solo From California to Hawaii

Chris Higgins

Early on the morning of September 1, Roz Savage became the first woman to row, alone, from California to Hawaii. The voyage of 2,600 miles took her 99 days, 8 hours and 55 minutes.

Weird Man's Party: Tim Burton and His Macabre Collaborators

Ransom Riggs

Director Tim Burton has long been known for his dark sensibilities: even his most lighthearted films, like Pee Wee's Big Adventure, feature accomplished touches of the macabre.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Nude Hiker Vows to Do It Again German janitor Siegfried Grawert was arrested for public nudity while campaigning for the right to hike naked.

Brain Game: Here's the Pitch

An injured baseball relief pitcher named Calvin was given rehabilitation instructions to throw 150 pitches over a six-day period (Monday through Saturday), and then to rest on Sunday. After throwing

Morning Cup of Links: Terminator vs. Robocop vs. Predator

Miss Cellania

Look for gorillas to take over the streets of London on September 27th. It's the fifth annual Great Gorilla Run to benefit Mountain Gorillas in Africa.

Models vs. Supermodels: What's the Difference?

Floss books

The Dilemma: Sure, your friend's been on the cover of Vogue a couple of times now, but does that make her legitimately super? People You Can Impress: Supermodels!

A Profile of a Profile of Charlie Kaufman

Chris Higgins

Charlie Kaufman is the writer behind movies including Adaptation, Being John Malkovitch, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

The Quick 10: 10 Best College Tailgates in the U.S.

Stacy Conradt

Fall is my favorite.

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