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What Makes a Grand Jury So Grand?

Matt Soniak

You hear the term all the time, but is there really anything special about grand juries? Not on the surface.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Suffers Heart Attack at Heart Attack Grill The Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas is a themed restaurant that serves large-serving high-calorie cuisine.

Brain Game: Angie's Number

Price is Right fans should be familiar with the long-running Clock Game, where players are required to guess the prices of two items within 30 seconds by being told if the actual price is "higher

Morning Cup of Links: QWOP for Two

Miss Cellania

Photos of Carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland might give you nightmares. Or it might make you want to book tickets! * Court records show that Chicago is the most corrupt city in the U.S.

Holy Info, Batman! Behind-the-Scenes Facts About TV's Batman

Eddie Deezen

Batman, the TV series, made its debut as one of TV's first mid-season replacements on January 12, 1966.

10 Ways the CIA Tried to Kill Castro

Stacy Conradt

There are only so many different ways you can ambush someone with a sharpshooter, so some of the ways the CIA plotted to kill Castro were pretty wild.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 41

Mark Arminio

Welcome to the Thursday night Late Movies, loyal _flossers! It's time, once again, for GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.

Everything is a Remix Part 4: System Failure (Copyright, Patents, SOPA, PIPA, ACTA, You Name It)

Chris Higgins

I've pointed to the Everything is a Remix series previously; it's a series of short documentaries by Kirby Ferguson, discussing how newly created work (music, movies, etc.) is influenced by

100-Year-Old Photos of People Delivering Mail

Jill Harness

While the job of a mail carrier might be largely the same as it was 100 years ago, the postal system itself has drastically changed over the past century.

The Toddlers' Truce: Why You Couldn't Watch British TV at 6pm Until 1957

Jason Plautz

Turn on the TV at 6:00 this evening and you’ll find the local news, SportsCenter, or perhaps an old Seinfeld rerun. But until this day in 1957, British TVs at 6:00pm wouldn’t show a thing.

Niche Blogs: Emergency Occupations

Miss Cellania

The occasional niche blog list we have for you is usually full of entertainments and distractions. This list is a little different.

4 More 'Doctor Who' Stories Ripped From the History Books

Calli Arcale

We barely scratched the surface of historical Doctor Who in our previous post. Today, we'll look at a few of the historical adventures transmitted in the 1960s. 1.

11 Album Covers Re-imagined with Clipart

David K. Israel

Brain Game: Don't Surround Yourself

If you've played chess, you might be able to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge. If you've never tried the game, learn how.

Morning Cup of Links: Bluetooth Toothbrush

Miss Cellania

A 4-year-old Pekingese won Best in Show at this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

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