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Happy Franksgiving: Why FDR Rescheduled Turkey Day

Matt Soniak

In 1939, the U.S. celebrated Democrat Thanksgiving and Republican Thanksgiving.

Weekend Links: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On Part Two!

Allison Keene

To rake or not to rake, that is the question: whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the sticks and acorns of outrageous Fall fortune, or to take arms against a sea of leaves, and by opposing end th

Follow @mental_floss on Twitter

Jason English

If you're into following people (or magazines) on Twitter, follow us! Let us know that you did and we'll follow you right back. We have quite a time over there. Pee-wee

The Late Movies: Twilight Parodies

Miss Cellania

The movie Breaking Dawn Part One opened today, and all the Twihards are probably at the theater right now, so it's probably safe to show some spoofs and parodies of the various Twilight series mo

10 Coca-Cola Beverages You Won’t Find on U.S. Shelves

Laura Turner Garrison

According to the Coca-Cola Company’s website, they currently manufacture 3500 different products in over 200 countries.

The Longest You've Waited in Line for Something

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

On Christmas Shopping and Siri

David K. Israel

This is my first post written with the help of Siri. Let's see how well she does.

A Year of San Francisco Sky in One Video

Chris Higgins

This year-long time lapse video (compressed to five minutes) shows the sky above the Exploratorium in San Francisco, as the sun rises, clouds float by, and night falls.

Cork Art!

Jill Harness

WebUrbanist has a fantastic gallery of 25 amazing pieces made from corks.

The Top 3 Gifts on Kids' Wish Lists: iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone

Jason English

Should be a good Christmas at Apple. According to Nielsen, the iPad is the #1 gift on holiday wish lists of U.S. kids ages 6-12.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Wedding Goes On as Lodge Burns Down Mike and Nancy Rogers were to be married in the main lodge at White Point Beach Resort in Nova Scotia last Saturday.

Brain Game: Choo-Choo Charlie

It's time once again for the Friday Free-for-all here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Sci-Fi Thanksgiving

Miss Cellania

The Occupy Wall Street movement was losing steam after two months, until the police crackdown Tuesday night.

5 Questions: Get It?

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The Late Movies: Guess The Theme XXIX

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday night and we have a brand spanking new GUESS THE THEME for your enjoyment. Once again, all the clips below have something in common.