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How Do You Juice a Prune?

Matt Soniak

Reader Joe writes in to say, I recently bought a bag of "dried plums" only to later learn that a delicious dried plum is the exact same as a horrible old prune.

The 5 Coolest Things We Learned from The Incredible Bionic Man [Sponsored]

Now You Can Rickroll Your Friends (or Enemies) in Klingon

Arika Okrent

Remember Rickrolling? It was all the rage five years ago, but it eventually went the way of all internet memes, to the vault of staleness.

The MythBusters Take on Zombie Myths

Erin McCarthy

Brain-hungry undead walkers might not be real, but that's not going to stop the MythBusters from fact checking the zombie apocalypse.

When Did Baseball Players Start Chewing Sunflower Seeds?

Alex Watt

It’s rare to see a single pitch thrown without at least one emptied shell being orally expelled by someone. But when did players start taking them out to the ballgame?

The Haunted Prison

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: Good, Clean Television

Colin Patrick

How Stephen King's Wife Saved 'Carrie' and Launched His Career

Lucas Reilly

How the master of horror got his first big break—and how his wife inspired him.

Explore Antarctica with National Geographic and Air New Zealand [Sponsored]

Air New Zealand is sponsoring a trip for one lucky candidate to work alongside National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards in Antarctica.

11 Spooky Halloween Tattoos

Jenni Miller

For some of us, every day is Halloween. What better way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with indelible body art?

12 Technological Advancements of World War I

Erik Sass

Erik Sass has been covering the events leading up to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened. But today he's here to discuss some inventions of The Great War.

Strange States: Florida's Corpse Bride

Rob Lammle

Two Strange States entries simply weren't enough to contain the oddities in America’s favorite vacation destination. Here's another.

12 Muppet Impressions in One Minute

Chris Higgins

Mental Floss Exclusive: Our Interview with Bill Watterson!

the mag Jake Rossen

For the December issue of mental_floss magazine, Jake Rossen managed to do something we thought was impossible—he snagged an interview with the legendary Bill Watterson.

Morning Cup of Links: Medieval Land Fun-Time World

Miss Cellania