Morning Cup of Links


These Instagram Stars Decorate Their Beards With Glitter and Feathers

Rebecca OConnell

Things can get a little hairy over @TheGayBeards.

First Names of 'Saturday Night Live' Stars

Take the quiz!

Morning Cup of Links: Totally Rad '80s Toys

Miss Cellania

10 American Ghost Towns You Can Visit

Bess Lovejoy

Because towns inhabited by actual people are so overrated.

Mental Floss Trivia Show is Coming to VidCon!

Next stop for The mental_floss Trivia Show: VidCon in Anaheim!

Youngest or Eldest, Your Birth Order Doesn’t Affect Your Personality

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study of 377,000 people finds no correlation between birth order and personality traits.

A Visual History of Homes In America

Hannah Keyser

In snazzy chart form.

10 Hair-Raising Facts About ‘Edward Scissorhands’

Rebecca Pahle

Tim Burton’s goth masterpiece is turning 25.

Is a Microphone a ‘Mic’ or a ‘Mike’?

Arika Okrent

10 Things We’ll See in 10 Years

Stacy Conradt the mag

The discoveries, innovations and high-flying developments in store for us in the next 10 years.

Fun Berlin Apartment Has a Secret Fireman's Pole

Rebecca OConnell

In a secret room behind a bookshelf, you can slide down a fireman's pole.

The Largest Feathered Dinosaur Was Just Discovered in China

Hannah Keyser

15 Mysterious Facts About ‘The Hardy Boys’

Janet Burns

13 Tips for Stargazing From Astronomers

Jessica Hullinger

Even you city dwellers can see some celestial objects using these pro tips.

10 Creepy Facts About ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

Scott Weinberg

Don't fall asleep.