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The Obscure Board Game Quiz

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Most of these games are long out of print. If not, they're still pretty obscure. See how many you recognize. And if you missed our Ultimate Board Game Quiz, check that out over here.

Bugs Bunny and Hitler

David K. Israel

If you've never seen "Herr Meets Hare," you really need to take 6 minutes today and watch this. It, er, heils from a time when the Warner Brothers' lunacy knew no bounds.

How Important Is An Author Photo?

Ransom Riggs

The reason I ask is because I have to decide whether or not I want one on a book I have coming out next year (my first novel -- trust me, I'll be pestering all of you to buy it when we're cl

Christopher Walken Reads Things

Chris Higgins

It recently came to my attention that Christopher Walken has a history of doing spoken-word pieces, just reading stuff that sounds weird when he reads it (perhaps everything sounds weird when Walkeniz

Where Did Arnold Say It: On Screen or In Office?

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When Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California, he sometimes sounded like he was acting in a summer blockbuster. In this quiz, we'll give you 10 quotes.

In this quiz, we'll give you 10 quotes. Can you tell if he said them in a movie or in his political career (including on the campaign trail)?

Real World Superheroes of the Midwest

Miss Cellania

There are everyday folks who spend their free time anonymously helping their communities -anonymous because they are costumed superheroes!

The Number of the Day: 20

Will Treece

Using computers they borrowed from Google, an international team of mathematicians has discovered that every Rubik's Cube can be solved in 20 moves or less. Related Fact: The fastest anyone ha

The 2010 U.S. Air Guitar Championships

Jill Harness

If you thought that most people outgrow air guitar by the time they graduate high school, you'd be right...but that doesn't mean everyone matures at the same pace.

Brain Game: Julia's Tiles

Today's Brain Game combines wordplay with celebrity names. We've taken famous folk whose last names begin with "S" and turned that letter into a possessive for the first name.

Morning Cup of Links: Jelly Belly Flavors

Miss Cellania

Sweet Memories: How Jelly Belly Invents Flavors.

5 Questions: Sea-Tac

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The Late Movies: The Jerk

Chris Higgins

In 1979, Steve Martin appeared in his first starring movie role. He played Navin R. Johnson in The Jerk, directed by Carl Reiner.

At the Libraries: Judging People by Their Book Covers

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of library-related items.

9 Historic People Whose Bodies May Be Missing

Stacy Conradt

People Who Will Be at the Idea Festival Besides Us

Mangesh & Jason

As we mentioned the other day, our co-founder Will Pearson will be representing mental_floss at the Idea Festival in Louisville, which runs from September 29th through October 2nd.

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