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Handy Device Shows Where Patient's Veins Are Located

Rebecca OConnell

Small Details From 'Inside Out' Differ Depending On What Country You See It In

Rebecca OConnell

Certain plot points would get lost in translation.

Buzz Aldrin Had to File an Expense Report For His Trip to the Moon

Shaunacy Ferro

Bureaucracy extends to space.

11 Things You Might Not Know About the Coast Guard

David W Brown

The U.S. Coast Guard has a unique job in the military, with a role in law enforcement and a role in war.

11 Things You Might Not Know About Jack In The Box

Janet Burns

Jack in the Box is the class clown of the fast food industry.

When Vladimir Nabokov Met Dr. Seuss

Caitlin Schneider

When the two writers met at a conference in 1949, it was mutual admiration at first sight.

How Uneducated Butchers and Barbers Became Today’s Skilled Surgeons

Suzanne Raga

Before anesthesia, surgery wasn't considered the work of a licensed medical professional.

The Sydney Opera House's Architect Never Saw His Design Completed

Jamie Wiebe

Jørn Utzon, the architect behind Sydney's famed Opera House, never got to see his greatest achievement completed.

17 Straightforward Facts About 'The Sixth Sense'

Roger Cormier

There's no twist ending to this story.

Why Is L.A. Traffic So Awful?

Lana Schwartz

10 Facts for Louis Armstrong’s Birthday

Mark Mancini

Every note that Armstrong let loose made the world feel a bit more wonderful.

Morning Cup of Links: Difficult TV Pets

Miss Cellania

These links are a great way to start your day!

Monaco's Pantone Cafe is a Beautiful Place to Eat

Rebecca OConnell

All the food gets its own Pantone color code.

Caterpillar's Sugary Cocktail Transforms Ants Into Aggressive Bodyguards

Hannah Keyser

Some ants love this caterpillar's sugary secretions—but once they drink it, the caterpillar rules them.

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Jessanne Collins the mag

Could a koala frame you for a crime? Find out in the September issue of mental_floss Magazine!

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