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9 Controversial Magazine Issues Too Inflammatory for Newsstands

Stacy Conradt

Whether it’s a racy photograph or an article that expresses an unpopular point of view, most magazines have been mired in controversy at some point (though we don't remember anyone yanking our Sw

The Caterpillar That Makes Its Own Camouflage

Jill Harness

Plenty of caterpillars use camouflage to protect them against predators until they pupate, but the Camouflaged Looper remains unique.

Brain Game: On the Wall

Here's a new word ladder for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Robot Beatles

Miss Cellania

Jeri Williams survived gang rape, sex trafficking, jail, and homelessness.

5 Questions: Indiana Cities

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17 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in April

Laura Turner Garrison

Calendar image via Shutterstock With April Fools' Day, Passover, and Easter, there are a few mainstream holidays to observe in April.

Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Doris Day!

Erica Palan

Today is Doris Day's birthday! With an entertainment career that spanned nearly 50 years, Day was America's sweetheart.

Australian Toilets Don't Flush Backwards Because of the Coriolis Effect

Chris Higgins

Toilet image via Shutterstock File under "News to Me": you know that old story about how northern hemisphere toilets flush counter-clockwise, and southern hemisphere toilets (and buckets

6 Instagrammers You Should Be Following

David K. Israel

With the big news that Instagram is finally available, as of today, for the Android platform, it's time to look at some accounts you want to be following once you get on, or if you're one of

Peeps on Television: 20 Shows Starring Marshmallow Peeps

Miss Cellania

One way of gauging the popularity of a television series is by how many Peeps dioramas are constructed around them.

Brain Game: V's-à-V

Good luck with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge: What FOUR U.N.-recognized nations have short-form English names that begin with the letter V? Here are the A

Morning Cup of Links: Peanut Butter Jelly Time

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Christianity in Crisis.

5 Questions: Washington Cities

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Kentucky's Win Is Good News for Yankee Fans

Jason English

Congratulations to Kentucky fans on the Wildcats' win over Kansas in the NCAA Tournament championship game.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Get an Editor's Credit on the Titanic Re-Release

Colin Patrick

Seeing a popular motion picture reappear in theaters years after its initial release is not a new thing.