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5 Other Famous Transplants

Colin Patrick

Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart transplant has been getting a lot of attention lately.

A Brief History of Foosball

Rob Lammle

Foosball image via Shutterstock Outside the U.S., the sport where two teams try to kick a ball into the other side's goal without using their hands is known as “football.” However, when it co

Fark.com Story or Three's Company Episode?

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They say truth is stranger than fiction, but between the eight-year run of Three's Company (1977-1984) and the past two years of the offbeat news/discussion hub Fark.com, it looks more like a dead heat. Can you separate the new-vintage Fark from the 30-year-old farce?

Hollywood Peeps: 15 Oscar-Winning Films in Marshmallow

Miss Cellania

Highlights from The Washington Post's Peeps Show diorama contest.

Movie Quotes: Se7en, Ocean's Eleven or Twelve Monkeys?

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Three movies, three numbers, three great Brad Pitt performances. Can you tell the difference between Pitt's work as a homicide detective in Se7en, a con man in Ocean's Eleven or a futuristic asylum inmate in Twelve Monkeys?

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #30

Today's my 45th birthday, so to celebrate, the Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers you one of my specialties: A Really, Really Bad Rebus.

Morning Cup of Links: Nanoputians

Miss Cellania

As the Supreme Court decides the fate of Obamacare, should we be concerned that a couple of justices have substantial investments in the health care industry?

5 Questions: Perfect

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The Late Movies: Tesla Coils Making Music

Chris Higgins

Did you know that Tesla coils can be tuned and played together (under computer control) to make music? News to me.

12 Geeky Trash Cans

David K. Israel

When I was growing up, my brother and I painted the fire hydrant outside our house to look like Uncle Sam to help celebrate the bicentennial.

5 Silly Reasons People Decided to Duel

Kathy Benjamin

For thousands of years, men and women have risked their lives fighting duels for lofty reasons like honor, integrity, and justice. These are not those

Adam Savage's Impassioned Speech on Reason

Chris Higgins

In this video from last Saturday, Adam Savage whips up a frenzy among his fellow secular science nerds at The Reason Rally.

Brain Game: Short Spell #9

Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is filled with words that seem to break the "I before E, except after C" rule; only one of them doesn't.

Morning Cup of Links: Name the Monster

Miss Cellania

Ontario has legalized brothels in order to keep prostitution off the streets.

5 Questions: Look Who's Talking

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