The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
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On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) informed the country that the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to 8.6%.
The way the GOP nomination process has gone, it seems every candidate eventually gets a turn to put on the frontrunner hat.
The NFL has announced that Madonna will be your halftime entertainment for Super Bowl XLVI in February.
Good luck with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. It's hard to believe that we're passing the century mark with the Monday Math Square.
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This lovely Giant Pacific Octopus was just brought to the Smithsonian National Zoo after the previous octopus resident, Octavius, passed away.
Store this away for a future pub quiz night: Only one McDonald's in the world has turquoise arches.
Between the clouds, the trees, and the stunning rock formations, this landscape seems like a hikers' paradise. The only problem?
Samuel "Shemp" Horwitz was born on March 17, 1895. He was the third in the line of five consecutive brothers born to Sol and Jennie Horwitz.
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From the Department of Nostalgia: The Tour De France in the Good Ole Days.™ Like everything from the Good Ole Days™ everyone smokes and drinks all the time … most especially the cyclists!
From cheddar cheese to the tuxedo.
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This has got to be my favorite meme of the year: Ugly Renaissance Babies. Anytime someone can turn classic art or literature into something accessible and funny, I appreciate it. Know of more?