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Morning Cup of Links: Convalescent Prose

Miss Cellania

A print magazine lifts an article from the web without crediting (or even notifying) the author. The editor defends the action by saying the web is "public domain".

The Late Movies: Acoustic Cover Songs for Fall

Mark Arminio

Tonight's Late Movies are a collection of my all-time favorite acoustic cover songs that have a fall-like feel.

Digest This: 9 Celebrities Who've Written Cookbooks

Ethan Trex

You could turn to a celebrity chef if you need a solid recipe, but why ask an expert like Bobby Flay for advice when you can get a recipe from a celebrity who dabbles in the kitchen?

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts

Mangesh Hattikudur

Today, 53 years and a day after Laika the Russian space mutt became the first dog to launch into orbit, mental_floss hopes to help dogkind take a giant leap backwards: with a new column we're cal

The Boat That's Always Sinking

Colin Patrick

As a work of art, Julien Berthier’s boat Love-love probably creates a lot of praise and wonderment.

Attention Cleveland-Area _flossers!

Jason English

Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist and mental_floss contributor Bud Shaw has always had a soft spot for the quirky side of sports.

10 Dramatic Marriage Proposals

Miss Cellania

I saw a new online marriage proposal yesterday. While I waited to see what the potential bride's reaction was, I thought about how many imaginative proposals I've seen.

Talking Pictures: Times of Trouble

Ransom Riggs

Unemployment, wars, terrorism, natural disasters -- times are hard, there's no question. But times have been harder. We've been through worse and bounced back.

A Short History of Long-Haired Music: The Classical Era, part 2

David K. Israel

If you missed our previous installments, check out A Short History of Long-Haired Music archives As with the beginning of most epochs, two dandies didn’t wake up one morning in London and have the fo

Brain Game: Where's the Rake?

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert FALL into TREE in the fewest steps possible.

Morning Cup of Links: Underwater BOB

Miss Cellania

Kurt Vonnegut Didn't Know Doodly-Squat About Writing: Finally, Literary Analysis Worth Reading. Knowing this is fiction doesn't make this scenario any less fascinating.

The Late Movies: Security Camera Dance-Off

Mario Marsicano

Sometimes, you just gotta dance. And sometimes you should check for cameras. Then again, this could be the break you've been waiting for. I remember the Safety Dance. So do these

The Quick 10: Songs That Sound Like They're About Women (But Aren't)

Stacy Conradt

I almost hate to share some of these – it’s always a bit strange (and sometimes disappointing) when you have a scenario in your head for what a song is about, then find out that you were completely of

4 Dead Politicians Who Still Got Elected

Colin Patrick

California State Senator Jenny Oropeza easily won re-election yesterday – despite having passed away back on October 20th from complications caused by a blood clot.

At the Libraries: Librarian Hobbies

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a

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