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Epic Sci-Fi Trivia Battle

Ransom Riggs

The Adult Swim pilot Welcome to Eltingville didn't get picked up to be a full-fledged show, but if this snippet is any indication, it would've been a scream.

Brain Game: Math Square #75

Please enjoy today's Brain Game, the Monday Math Square. Lots of division signs on this one, meaning it could be very easy (or very tough). There's only one way to find out which.

Portuguese Translations of Judd Apatow Movie Titles

Colin Patrick

Previously, Miss Cellania shared a link about the humorous mishaps that often ensue when American films are sent to audiences around the world. If you’re a Judd Apatow fan, you’ll especially apprec

Morning Cup of Links: Popcorn and Cheese

Miss Cellania

How to spot a psychopath. The danger is that when you start to look, you may see monsters everywhere.

Weekend Links: Cloverfield Monster or Garbage Bag?

Allison Keene

From Jan, a pretty cool if abstract movie quiz. Guess the film (there are 50 of them) from a collage of 3 subject-related photographs.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Weekend Links: A Firework, a Comet and a Bolt of Lightning Walked In ...

Allison Keene

Have you ever tried to count the stars?

The CIA Plan to Use Cats as Spies (and the Taxi That Ruined It)

Matt Soniak

© JASON REED/Reuters/Corbis The Internet has been going nuts over the news that a dog was among the elite commandos who raided Osama bin Laden’s compound and killed him.

How Winnie Cooper Did on Our Wonder Years Quiz

Jason English

Danica McKellar played Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years. Now she writes math books.

The Late Movies: Zoetrope

Miss Cellania

A zoetrope is a mechanical device that creates the illusion of moving pictures, based on a spinning cylinder in which slits are cut.

The Science of Smiles

Colin Patrick

As if the fact that it’s Friday isn’t enough to make you smile, you now have some hard data proving you should show off those pearly whites.

The Number of the Day: 105

Colin Patrick

Amazon reports that since the beginning of April, they’ve sold 105 electronic Kindle books for every 100 print books sold. Related Fact: Included among Amazon’s many available Kindle ebooks is Kind

Things Nobody Likes But You

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Abraham Zapruder

Ethan Trex

Abraham Zapruder’s amateur footage of the JFK assassination is one of the world’s most instantly recognizable clips, but Zapruder himself doesn’t get quite as much press.

The Final Days of The Beatles

Eddie Deezen

The date was August 20, 1969. The Beatles were recording what was to be their final album, Abbey Road.

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