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The Missing Links: Vote for the President of Exploration

Colin Patrick

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10 Public Figures Who Choose Not to Vote

Adrienne Crezo

We’re not telling you not to vote. We’re just saying that these 10 people won’t be (or didn’t). 1.

11 Movie Chess Scenes Where The Board Is Set Up Wrong

Arika Okrent

Once you start to look for them, you see chessboards everywhere.

What's Up with the Electoral College?

Chris Higgins

Including why there are 538 electors.

13 Geeky Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Ideas

Jill Harness

We’ve covered a variety of aspects of geeky wedding planning, from cake toppers to dresses to rings, so now it’s time to look at some geek bachelor and bachelorette party ideas.

Why Do Cats Paw Around Their Food Bowls?

Erin McCarthy

I could write a book on the strange stuff my cat does, but when I switched her food from dry to wet recently, she started doing something really weird: She’d maneuver her way around her food dish, paw

Brain Game: Math Square #145

Good luck on today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Monday Math Square challenge.

5 Questions: A "Move"-ing Quiz

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And You Thought Toothpick Art Was Tiny

Jill Harness

We've all seem impressive creations built in miniature scale with toothpicks or matchsticks, but artist Steven J.

Weekend Links: A Shark Drops In On a Golf Course

Allison Keene

How To Be Good At Knives: Instant slicing and dicing mastery in one handy graphic guide.

Futurama 2: What 1964 Thought the Future Would Be Like

Chris Higgins

At the 1964/65 New York World's Fair, General Motors brought us Futurama 2, its vision of the not-too-distant future.

10 Historical Euphemisms for Infidelity

Adrienne Crezo

Here are 10 historical slang terms and euphemisms for infidelity that you probably won’t see in headlines today.

The Highest Compliment Maurice Sendak Ever Received

Colin Patrick

A few weeks ago I posted an entry called 8 Celebrity Tactics For Responding to Fan Mail. Well, I recently happened upon one more that should be added.

Spinning Tops: Video to Soothe You

Chris Higgins

In this seven-minute film by Charles and Ray Eames, we see spinning tops from around the world.

Weekend Links: Your Vintage Mugshot

Allison Keene

Spooky post-Halloween story, filed under Long Reads: In 1830, a brutal crime in Massachusetts riveted the nation—and inspired the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne. * Another one f