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The Quick 10: Your Exclusive Pass to Club 33

Stacy Conradt

Club 33: it’s one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. Nope, it’s not a password-protected bar in New York. And it’s not an invite-only nightclub in L.A. (though it’s in the vicinity).

The Late Movies: Ten-Hour Videos

Chris Higgins

YouTube user TehN1ppe has figured out a way to get YouTube to host 10-hour videos. Apparently he's "a 17 year old boy from FInland [sic]," according to his YouTube profile.

What's On Second

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Is it just more, or does "the first" get too much credit? Everybody wants to know who the first person to do anything was, but what about the second? In this quiz, we'll give you the first entry in a category -- it's up to you to tell us the less well known second.

What Technology Wants in Battlestar Galactica

Chris Higgins

Warning: Battlestar Galactica spoilers abound in the following post!

11 Bizarre or Shocking TV Deaths

Kara Kovalchik

Planet of the Apes

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The original 1968 motion picture Planet of the Apes spawned four direct sequels, released annually from 1970 through 1973. This quiz will provide the titles of eight POTA sequels - four of them real, and the other four fake. Can you identify which is which? Good luck!

How Much Sleep Do New Parents Lose?

Jason English

An often-cited statistic claims a new baby typically robs parents of anywhere between 400-750 hours of sleep in the first year alone. Related Question: Over to you, moms and dads—how much sleep did

Celebrity Twists

David K. Israel

Ahhh, the celeb remake. They all want one... but do they all need one? Some colleagues of mine and I thought these up.

Brain Game: Filling Station #6

Here's some more Filling Station fun at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Teaching History

Miss Cellania

The mission to get Osama bin Laden.

The Incredible Food Pyramid of Michel Lotito

David Goldenberg

You don’t get the nickname Monsieur Mangetout (“Mr. Eat Everything”) without earning it.

5 Questions: Ordinal Numbers

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The Late Movies: "Purple Rain" Covers (Plus the Original!)

Erica Palan

Purple Rain goddess Apollonia turns 52 today. To honor the most notable partner of the Purple One, we've rounded up an assortment of covers of the signature song from the duo's 1984 film.

Woman Goes Into Labor During Bar Exam, Finishes Test

Jill Harness

Many women who are nine months pregnant wouldn't consider taking the Bar Exam in their condition.

The Most Influential Musician You’ve Never Heard Of

Bill DeMain

For a guy who was a major pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll and rap, not to mention the music video, Louis Jordan is criminally underappreciated.

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