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A True Guide to Scotch, with Gabriel Cardarella

Brought to you by Dewar’s Scotch Whisky

Autumnal Equinox Traditions

Miss Cellania

10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure

Stacy Conradt

Here are 10 zombies that we’ll never have to worry about.

Who Discovered Coffee?

Sean Hutchinson

20 Things You Might Not Know About 'Pulp Fiction'

Kate Erbland

Twenty years ago, 'Pulp Fiction' premiered in the U.S.

14 Wonderfully Odd American Newspaper Names

Alan Finn

The history of American newspapers is a vibrant one, and the publications that fill it have had some pretty colorful names to match.

The Missing Links: Can You Feel the Love Tonight?

Colin Patrick

The Signature Food of Each State

Alvin Ward

Let the arguments begin!

Hundred-Year-Old Fashion Fad: The Hobble Skirt

Erin Blakemore

Hobble skirts ruffled feathers and even changed mass transit—the entrances to street cars and trains were dropped to accommodate tight-skirted passengers. But their reign didn't last long.

Strange States: A Nebraska Library's Human Scalp

Rob Lammle

Behind-the-Scenes Pics From Our Daniel Radcliffe Photoshoot

Erin McCarthy

We had tons of photos we loved and couldn't fit in the print edition, so here are a few outtakes from our August 5 photoshoot, a couple of behind the scenes shots, and some more quotes from Radcl

Brain Game: Math Square #233

Sandy Wood

18 Apple Varieties With Badass Names

Arika Okrent

Some apples names are really just a desperate cry of “look how yummy I am!” Here are 18 varieties that, frankly, don’t care what you think.

Is Kansas Really "Flatter than a Pancake"?

Matt Soniak

In a survey conducted by the American Geographical Society, almost a third of all respondents said that Kansas was the flattest state.

25 Things You Might Not Know About Friends

Meredith Danko

The first episode of Friends aired 20 years ago today. Here's a look back at the series that helped get mental_floss off the ground.

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