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11 Fast Facts About Ferrari

Jenny Peters

How much do you really know about the iconic Italian auto maker?

Help Fund a Campaign to Reissue NASA's 1975 Design Manual

Caitlin Schneider

The manual defined the look of the national space program for nearly two decades before it was abruptly repealed.

New Device Can Reanimate Disembodied Hearts

Michele Debczak

Doctors predict it will increase the number of heart donations by 15 to 30 percent

Pop Chart Lab Creates Breathtaking Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

Anna Green

Featuring fifty of the most visually striking butterflies from around the world.

7 Unintended Side Effects of Prohibition

Anna Green

Children's menus, NASCAR, and coffee tables were just a few of the strange by-products of prohibition.

The Strange Practice of 'Gnoming'

Mental Floss UK

In recent years, garden gnomes have developed a reputation for going AWOL.

Tragic Tunes: Execution Ballads Were the Crime Reports of the Middle Ages

Bess Lovejoy

Blood-soaked tales of murder, rape, and other crimes were written into popular songs and sung merrily in the streets.

How to Make Your Own Sriracha 'Caviar'

Erin McCarthy

23 Mighty Facts About 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers'

Erin McCarthy

For three years in the mid-1990s, kids across the country tuned in six days a week to watch five teenagers from Angel Grove transform into superheroes.

Why is the Birth Control Pill on a 28-Day Cycle?

Ross Benes the mag

The standard was set with an aim to please...one that ultimately proved useless.

Morning Cup of Links: Political Graffiti

Miss Cellania

12 Things You Might Not Know About Weight Watchers

Jake Rossen

The original plan demanded members eat liver.

Why is this Woodpecker Disguised as Another Woodpecker?

Matt Soniak

Even biologists who study these birds have a hard time telling them apart.

Mercury in Latrines Helped Historians Follow Lewis and Clark

Kirstin Fawcett

The expedition's members occasionally got constipated, and relied on Dr. Rush's Bilious Pill.

Watch the Creation of a Giant Cotton Candy Flower

Rebecca OConnell

In China, there are certain stands that offer multi-colored cotton candy treats that can be bigger than your head—or multiple people's heads.

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