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President Nixon's Last Meal

Jason English

Photo Credit: The National Archives Yesterday, Scott Allen discussed "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"—an exhibit that explores how the Government has affected America’s food consumption.

Ten Tiny Treasures: Artists and Their Miniatures

Miss Cellania

Art of all kinds gives us pleasure, but when it is scaled down to miniscule sizes, it impresses us with the increased difficulty factor.

Brain Game: Three Twos at Number One

Tuesday Test Time has arrived here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck! According to the 2010 Census, of the 100 U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Slaves and Prisoners

Miss Cellania

Forty years ago, the Stanford Prison Experiment shocked the academic world and led to new standards for ethics in psychology studies.

Stereotypical Cartography

Brett Savage

The New York Times Magazine posted an abstract illustration capturing stereotypes all over the world.

Bikini Birthdays: Bathing Suits and Bombs

Stacy Conradt

While many of us were busy celebrating the Fourth last week, an important milestone slipped by us: the birthday of the bikini.

The Late Movies: Happy (Early) Birthday, Bill Cosby!

Erica Palan

There aren't a whole lot of people who could bounce back after supporting something as odious as New Coke, but if anyone could do it, it was Bill Cosby.

Plus: Google+

David K. Israel

This week's theme is plus. We might be talking about plus sizes, we might be talking about addition - whatever it is, the word plus will come into play.

Food Lessons From the U.S. Government

Scott Allen

On July 4, award-winning chef Jose Andres opened a pop-up restaurant in Washington, DC.

When Hizzoner Can Be "Your Honor"

Jason Plautz

In the aftermath of New York’s decision to approve gay marriage, news broke that Mayor Michael Bloomberg would officiate at the wedding of two of his office aides.

How Many Raisins Are in "Two Scoops"?

Jason English

Note: Mangesh and I have a daily (well, Monday through Thursday) newsletter called Watercooler Ammo. You might like it.

Zoomorpha: The Next Wave of Robot

Brett Savage

Everybody loves robots.

8 Candidates for the Next New Nation

Haley Sweetland Edwards

On Saturday, South Sudan declared its independence, becoming the brand-spanking newest nation in the world.

Reasons to Feel Good About Having Blue Eyes

Jason Plautz

Josh Hamilton recently claimed he doesn’t hit well during the day because he has blue eyes.

The 11 Geekiest Tattoos Ever Inked

Jill Harness

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