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8 Things You Might Not Know About Paul McCartney

Eddie Deezen

Whether with The Beatles, Wings or solo, Paul McCartney has given us scores of classic songs that will live on through the ages, as long as music is enjoyed.

This Machine Really Doesn't Want to Be Used

Chris Higgins

Last year I pointed to some machines that turn themselves off -- these are called "Ultimate Machines," and generally take the form of a box with a switch.

How the People of Green Bay Came to Own the Packers

Ethan Trex

© Mark Cowan/Icon SMI/Corbis At some point during each NFL season (or protracted NFL lockout), fans are bound to hear an announcer mention that the Green Bay Packers are “owned by the people of Gre

The World's Most Gruesome Pants

Ransom Riggs

Only in Iceland would someone wear a dead guy as pants.

Secret Doors and Hidden Passageways

Jill Harness

I've always been fascinated with the concept of hidden rooms and secret passageways. That's why this article featuring 10 such architectural surprises was so fun to read.

Brain Game: M&M's

The mentalfloss.com Brain Game is proud to bring you Wednesday Wordplay.

Morning Cup of Links: Refrigerator Horror

Miss Cellania

"No matter what happens at the site, DO NOT CRY." A Japanese medical worker kept a diary after the earthquake, now available in English.

The Quick 10: 10 Names That Were Already Taken

Stacy Conradt

There aren't many places where names are first come, first-served, but actors' unions are one of them.

The Late Movies: Food Fight!

Erica Palan

I attended a pretty buttoned-up Catholic grade school and high school, so no major catastrophes ever took place in our cafeterias.

Bad Girls Club: Women of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List

Ethan Trex

Around 500 people have appeared on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list since its inception in 1949. But only eight of those fugitives have been women.

Odds/Ends: Summer Interns and Other Housekeeping Announcements

Jason English

We've extended our deadline for summer internship applications to Sunday, May 15th.

The Original Undercover Boss

Colin Patrick

© Bettmann/CORBIS Throughout American pop culture there exists a small group of celebrities who have claimed to – or been accused of – leading a double life as a spy or informant.

What Does Your Boss Do All Day?

Brett Savage

In a classic episode of The Office, Jan tasks Pam with documenting in detail what, exactly, Michael does with his time at work. Pam begins compiling a time-use diary.

Today in History: The Tomato Surprise

Chris Higgins

Today in 1893, the US Supreme Court ruled that the tomato was a vegetable, not a fruit. The relevant case (Nix v.

Sh*t My Students Write

Ransom Riggs

My in-laws are both teachers -- one of English, the other of English as a second language -- so I hear stories like this all the time.

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