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The World's Weirdest Skyscrapers

Jill Harness

In our modern society, skyscrapers are often taken for granted as just another sign of urbanization, but imagine how incredible one of these massive structures would be to someone born a few hundred y

Amazing Free-Diving Skills

Colin Patrick

As a kid I can remember competing with my brother to see who could hold their breath the longest underwater in a pool.

Morning Cup of Links: Near-Death Experiences

Colin Patrick

“I hold an advanced degree in Liverpudlian quartet arts.” That’s how I imagine Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy introducing herself now that she’s become the world’s first person to graduate with a Masters Deg

Brain Game: the DNBA

Thanks for trying the Friday Free-For-All. This will conclude the mental_floss Brain Game until Monday.

5 Questions: Never Netherlands

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The Quick 9: 9 Awkward Places to Get Served

Stacy Conradt

Getting served with divorce papers or lawsuits is never fun, but let's face it - opening your front door and accepting an envelope is a lot less embarrassing than dealing with someone running out

How Did You Know? – Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Death Wears a Snuggie

Chris Higgins

In a recent Wired article, missileer John Noonan recounts his daily life manning an American missile silo. He calls it: In Nuclear Silos, Death Wears a Snuggie.

19 Photos of Ronald Reagan With Various Celebrities

Jason English

It seems like a good time to bring up one of my favorite websites, the Reagan Presidential Library—specifically the MEETING WITH V.I.P.s and CELEBRITIES section of the library's historical photo

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

The Gulf War 20th Anniversary Quiz

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It's been 20 years to the month since the U.S. began the first Gulf War. It was the first televised war, but that doesn't mean everything about it stuck. See how much you remember about the first war in Iraq.

Net Neutrality: Explained! (with cute drawings)

Ransom Riggs

I earn some of my living on the internet -- I'm doing it right now!

Live Like a Hamster (Only 99 Euros a Night!)

Jill Harness

Would you want to spend the night in a refurbished Boeing 747? What about a Swedish silver mine? Perhaps a converted wine cask is more your style.

Wildlife From the World's Largest Wetland

Jill Harness

Spread across the eastern borders of Paraguay and Bolivia along with the western edge of Brazil sits the Pantanal, the world's largest wetlands area.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #21

It's Think Thursday here at the mental_floss Brain Game, and time for another Really, Really Bad Rebus.