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Brain Game: Counting Letters

Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Walking Moai

Miss Cellania

Here's a shocking secret: a lot of "reality TV" is fake.

A Sea Slug Out of Water?

Jill Harness

This jewel caterpillar might look like something that belongs on the ocean floor, but it is a purely terrestrial creature.

5 Questions: Behind the Bar

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10 of the World's Most Expensive Beers

Lucas Reilly

If you like sampling new beers or hate having money, you might want to try one of these.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 59

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late and it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation, GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common*.

At the Libraries: Is MLIS the Worst Master's Degree?

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

The Missing Links: This Whole Summer Thing Is A Bit Much

Colin Patrick

Knowing How A Magician Pulls Off A Trick Ruins the Show.

8 Incredible Libraries in Asia

Jill Harness

We’ve brought you libraries from Europe, South America, and North America. Now it’s time to head to Asia to see what the East has to offer. 1. David Sassoon Library,

You May Already Be a Winner! The Story of Publishers Clearing House

Rob Lammle

CBS/Landov Once upon a time, magazine publishers hired teams of commissioned salesmen that went door-to-door to drum up new subscriptions. It was a pretty inefficient way to sell magazines.

Burning Matches in Slo-Mo

Chris Higgins

In this five-minute video, photographer Nick Moore shows us how to build and photograph your own micro-forest fire, using strike-anywhere matches in a workshop setting.

A Day Trip to Chicago

Miss Cellania

What do you do with only one day in Chicago? My family recently went there for a biannual reunion that I explained in a similar post a few years ago.

Brain Game: Population 16,661

Can you come up with the one word that will solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge?

Morning Cup of Links: Matt Dances Again

Miss Cellania

What would life be like in a world with no math? It just doesn't add up! * A Librarian Deals With Creeps, Crazies And Husband-Beaters.

Sex Toys for Winter Tomatoes

Matt Soniak

Tomatoes image via Shutterstock If you take a bunch of very smart, passionate science geeks, deprive them of sleep, fill them with booze, and put them in a room together, the conversations can take