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What the Weather Is Like on Other Moons and Planets

Calli Arcale

On Earth, we get snow, rain, fog, hail, and sleet, and all of them are basically the same thing: water. For a true change of weather, you need to go to other worlds.

"Everybody Seems to Want It": Early Media Coverage of Apple Computer

David W Brown

Today, shoppers around the world are smearing fingerprints and oily faces against the glass walls of Apple stores, peering in, waiting for doors to open and iPhones to be sold.

How to Get on Saturday Night Live

Orrin Konheim

If comedy was like a run for president, then the hallowed halls of Saturday Night Live would be the White House.

7 Ingenious Hidden Spy Cameras

David W Brown

There may be no more important tool of espionage than the camera. It’s ideal for blackmail, collecting information, stealing documents, and reconnaissance.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Art "Restorer" Wants Royalties Remember Ecce Homo, the Spanish fresco of Christ that was made into a cartoon after an amateur restoration effort?

Join the mental_floss Reader Panel!

Jason English

We have big goals for mentalfloss.com. One way you guys can help—besides just showing up to read our stuff, of course—is to join the mental_floss Reader Panel!

Brain Game: Rebecca

Say hello to Rebecca, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Quiz

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No doubt you can recite the theme song for Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from memory. But how much else do you know about Will Smith's hit show of the early '90s?

Morning Cup of Links: Hero Pig

Miss Cellania

Ralph Lauren Hires First Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley.

5 Questions: Pirates of Penzance

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The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 70

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below, in this case movies, have something in common.

A Dunder Mifflin Tour of Scranton

Julia Davis

Scranton, Pennsylvania, is a Mecca of sorts for fans of The Office, playing home to the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company and the lovable cast of characters that work there.

The Missing Links: Amazing Food Innovations

Colin Patrick

This Art Text Book Contains No Art But, you can imagine what it’d be like if it did, right? Also: Why are text books so insanely expensive? * Mad Science: Warp Drive Is it really possible t

8 Robotic Body Parts

Miss Cellania

Roboticists and medical researchers are working on real machines to take over the functions of human organs.

Understanding Diner Lingo: 55 Phrases to Get You Started

Matt Soniak

Photo: avlxyz on Flickr The origins of most diner phrases are shrouded in mystery or lost to history, and different regions and restaurants use different terminology for the same items, but this li

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