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Wikipedia for Schools

Chris Higgins

The Wikipedia for Schools project is an effort to distill the vast content of Wikipedia onto one DVD.

The Quick 10: 10 Presidential Perks

Stacy Conradt

As a mental_floss writer, it should come as no surprise that I love a good trivia book.

Anyone Can Play Guitar - Lesson No. 5

David K. Israel

Welcome back. Today we'll be learning how to play the chorus to "It's Only Rock'n'Roll" by The Rolling Stones.

Red Light Camera Controversy

Ransom Riggs

It's been said that a picture is worth 1,000 words, but in the case of red light camera photos, it's not so simple.

Economic Crisis T-Shirt Finalists

Mangesh & Jason

While sorting through the economic crisis t-shirt submissions, we've been arguing like members of Congress. So, we've narrowed the field to six candidates and decided to hold a referendum.

How Did You Know? - {day 1}

David K. Israel

We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt! To remind you of the rules: Every day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.

Halloween at Instructables

Miss Cellania

Halloween is a silly holiday, celebrating by most folks for no other reason than just plain fun.

Brain Game: 9 Letters, No Stamps

What do these nine letters of the alphabet have in common? B, D, F, H, I, J, K, L, T HERE is the solution. THE ANSWER: When written in lower case, these nine letters have "ascenders&qu

Morning Cup of Links: Thriller A Cappella

Miss Cellania

The Ten Signs of Intellectual Honesty.

7 Entourages That Changed the World

the mag

by Lou Harry and Todd Tobias We love Vincent Chase and his HBO cohorts as much as the next magazine, but we're not going to stand idly by while they hog the entourage limelight.

Get six free months of mental_floss magazine (today only!)

Mangesh & Jason

In the spirit of all good things coming to an end, today is the last day you'll get six free months of mental_floss magazine when you pre-order The Mental Floss History of the World from Amazon.

One of the Chosen Ones: Chris Jordan

Andréa Fernandes

Described by Portfolio as "the unofficial artist of the Harper's Index," photographer Chris Jordan creates massive images that illustrate stunning statistics.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Your mom told you, your teacher told you, G.I. Joe told you — but you just wouldn't listen.

6 Albums Inspired By Outer Space

Sydney Beveridge

Last month, China conducted its first space walk. This week, India launched its first spaceship to the moon.