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What do you do on a rainy day?

Ransom Riggs

We've had an unprecedented amount of rain here in Los Angeles lately, and it's making people weird.

Creepy Home Decor

Miss Cellania

Shopping online can be fun, even if you're only "window shopping." There's an amazing array of ways to make your home stand out from all the others, or just give your guests a litt

Brain Game: Libya, Too

Thanks for taking part in Tuesday Test Time, and good luck! The following five words have a very specific trait, relating to their spelling.

Morning Cup of Links: Dog Sledding

Miss Cellania

Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness.

The Late Movies: I Get That A Lot

Ransom Riggs

Okay, I'm aware that this show is nothing but poofy tabloid-culture nonsense, but I Get That A Lot is kind of a guilty pleasure.

neatorama presents: HDYK? - {day 5}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

The Quick 10: 10 Supreme Court Scandals

Stacy Conradt

It's no secret that I love Robert Schnakenberg's Secret Lives series, so when I recently spotted Secret Lives of the Supreme Court, I snapped it up.

The Number of the Day: 147,117,038

Jason English

In 2010, mentalfloss.com racked up 147,117,038 pageviews. Thanks to everyone who helped us run up the score!

The World Just Got a Little Less Bright

Colin Patrick

From now on, when Paul Simon sings his song "Kodachrome" in concert, he’ll need to give some of the audience a primer on just what that is.

The Joy of Stats: Statistics Explained

Chris Higgins

Hans Rosling is best known for his visualization of statistics data: he makes engaging animated displays that show how statistics (like AIDS rates, economic data, and even census data) change over ti

The Mystery of LA's Free-Fallin' Murder Rate

Ransom Riggs

I live in Los Angeles, but for the most part I stick to reading the New York Times.

4 Famous Hackers Who Got Caught

Rob Lammle

Just recently we were reminded how delicate our online ecosystem really is when the mysterious group Anonymous took down big websites like Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal because they refused to support

Eyeballing It

Allison Keene

Sure we do it every day in all sorts of ways, but just how good are you at "eyeballing it"? Do your shelves tell one story of woeful inaccuracy that you feel must be corrected?

Brain Game: Math Square #56

Thanks for playing the Monday Math Square. The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Tasting a $777 Burger

Jill Harness

Most of us wouldn't order a meal that costs more than, say, $555.

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