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5 Alternative Yard Games You Can Master This Summer

Arallyn Primm

Instead of hauling out the badminton net or the croquet set, try something new this year.

The Most Iconic Food Chain in Each State

Jason English

Do you agree with your state's selection?

Modern Problems: "My doctor tells me I should get a colonoscopy. Is this really necessary?"

AJ Jacobs

DEAR A.J., I’m about to turn 50, and my doctor tells me I should get a colonoscopy. Is this really necessary? It sounds highly unpleasant.—ERICA IN MARYLAND

Your Daily Brain-Soother: Swimming Feather Star

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: The Tiny Titanic

Roma Panganiban

12 Vintage Photos of People Learning to Swim

Erin McCarthy

As you head to the beach or the pool this Memorial Day Weekend, enjoy these excellent historical photos of people taking (or preparing to take) a dip.

The Missing Links: The Hilarious Netflix Bug

Colin Patrick

NHL Expansion and Relocation, 1942-Present

Rebecca OConnell

From the Original Six to the current 30 teams.

20 Fun Facts About 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'

Sean Hutchinson

Fortune and glory, kid, fortune and glory. Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was released into theaters 30 years ago today.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

WWI Centennial: “The Balkans for the Balkan Peoples”

Erik Sass

Grave Sightings: Paul Revere

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my photo library of interesting tombstones to good use.

Ron Popeil's Subliminal Messaging Machine

Nick Greene

Popeil Industries filed a number patent requests for subliminal messaging technology and the machinery to implement it.

10 Memorable Moments from the Mental Floss Trivia Show

Mangesh Hattikudur

We're coming to San Francisco next!

What Are the Santa Ana Winds?

Matt Soniak

And why do they help create fire conditions?