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The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 57

Mark Arminio

Welcome back to the game that never ends _flossers: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

World War I Centennial: Mounting Machine Guns on Airplanes

Erik Sass

Installment #20: Of all the new weapons systems coming on line in the years leading up to the Great War, the newest – and most open-ended – was the airplane.

The Missing Links: Good Job, Good Effort, Internet!

Colin Patrick

Ray Bradbury’s Most Memorable & Insightful Quotes Presented by The Guardian in random fashion.

At the Libraries: BEA Buzz

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

How Do We Create, Define, and Search for Life?

Chris Higgins

Christoph Adami makes "artificial life," effectively self-replicating computer programs. If you've heard of Tierra*, that's the kind of thing Adami does.

18 Fabulous Photos of Famous Flappers

Miss Cellania

This post was planned long ago as a followup to The Rise of the Flapper, which looked at some of the reasons for the iconic lifestyle many young women adopted in the 1920s.

Awkward Family Photos Contest: Day 3

Andréa Fernandes

We're so excited to have the Awkward Family Photos Game in our store that we've partnered with FamilyAndPartyGames.com to run a contest to give away copies of the game! Each day, we're

Deaf Babies Hearing for the First Time

Erica Palan

Late last week, a YouTube video of Cooper, a child who had been born deaf and received a cochlear implant to allow him to hear, blew up the Internet.

Brain Game: Mr. President

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge asks you to name eight specific presidents, but that shouldn't be as difficult as it sounds.

Morning Cup of Links: Shin-Kicking

Miss Cellania

Fantasy writer Ray Bradbury is remembered for teaching a generation of readers how to dream.

The Untouchables 25th Anniversary Quiz

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Based on the real-life hunt for Al Capone, "The Untouchables" has remained one of the all-time best gangster films since its debut in June 1987. In honor of the film's 25th anniversary, see how much you remember about the Brian de Palma classic.

5 Questions: "Slim" Chance

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The Late Movies: Ray Bradbury, Interviewed

Chris Higgins

Today we learned that we had lost Ray Bradbury. Tonight, let's listen to the author speak about his life and career.

The Missing Links: Turn Off the Lights & This Cat Will Glow

Colin Patrick

Still Unnerving Forty-Four Years Later The photographs in the LIFE gallery on the RFK assassination are startling because they were taken only minutes or seconds before - or after - the horrible tr

Remembering Ray Bradbury

Chris Higgins

Ray Bradbury died yesterday at the age of 91. Best known for his novel Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury was a prolific writer and a tireless advocate for libraries.