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A Town of Storybook Houses and How They Came to Be

Stacy Conradt

In 1924, a man named Hugh Comstock took a little trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea, California to see his sister and her husband.

The Late Movies: Songs About Guys Named Johnny

Erica Palan

No matter which style of music you prefer, there's always a guy named Johnny. Whether he's a a runaway teen, a country singer or a convict, Johnny pops up in songs all the time.

Mark Twain Invented a Board Game Called Memory-Builder

Stacy Conradt

Mark Twain: writer, philosopher, riverboat pilot... board game designer?

Star Wars Behind The Scenes: 40 Rare Photos

David K. Israel

Today, I present some rarely seen photos of Star Wars behind the scenes. Candid moments, funny moments, serious moments...

MythBusters Bloopers and Outtakes

Chris Higgins

UPDATE (September 8, 2011): apparently all of the videos below have been taken down due to copyright claims. What a shame.

7 Groundbreaking Specialty Acts

Miss Cellania

Imagine that you had one very specific talent -something unusual, that people would normally never encounter in their everyday lives. Could you make a living doing it?

Stunning Paper Bird Sculptures

Jill Harness

There are plenty of origami birds out there, but what makes the designs of Joyanne Horscroft and Julie Wilkinson so different is the distinct sculptural aspect of their papercraft birds.

Brain Game: DDT

It's Tuesday Test Time once again at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck with today's challenge! The following are the titles of five popular feature films that hit U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Bad Coffee

Miss Cellania

Tokyo's top 10 mythical beasts. I'm familiar with some of these, but no matter how much I looked, there was no Godzilla to be found.

5 Questions: Four Seasons

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Name All 32 Opening Day Starting Quarterbacks for 2011

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The NFL season kicks off on Thursday. To make sure you're sufficiently prepared for some football, let's see how many of the 32 opening weekend starting QBs you can name in 5 minutes. (Hints: Last names will suffice; and you spell it 'Roethlisberger.')

Hitler's Nephew, Stalin's Daughter and Other Famous Defectors

Rob Lammle

Here are four defectors whose stories you won't soon forget. 1. Hitler's

Today Would Have Been Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday

Stacy Conradt

Farrokh Bulsara was born on this date in 1946. In honor of the Queen frontman, here's a list of 10 things you might not know about him that Stacy originally wrote in

The Jerry Lewis Film Nobody Has Ever Seen

Eddie Deezen

Man at a 2001 press conference: "When are you going to release The Day the Clown Cried?" Jerry Lewis: "None of your G*****n

Morning Cup of Links: Labor Day

Miss Cellania

Top 10 Labor Day Conspiracies. Working people find no end to those who want to divide and exploit them.