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Star Trek Bloopers

Chris Higgins

I love bloopers, and I love Star Trek. Below, I've collected some classic and more recent Trek bloopers. Prepare to board the Starship Enterbloop! (Blooperprise?

Brain Game: Question Mark

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge offers a great puzzle from British/Australian puzzlemaker Lloyd King. It's one of my favorites.

Morning Cup of Links: Eyeborg

Miss Cellania

'Eyeborg': The man with a robotic video-camera eye. Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence can record and share everything he sees. * Victorian Husbands and Wives.

Walt Disney's Secret Tragedy

Stacy Conradt

Disneyland may be the happiest place on earth, but the man behind it wasn’t.

The Late Movies: Riding the Mechanical Bull

Erica Palan

Here's a confession: I once rode a mechanical bull at a state fair while I was in college.

The Real Musicians Behind Fictional Bands

Jill Harness

Many Hollywood actors wish they were rock stars. Most of the time, there's a reason they were cast in movies, not signed to recording contracts.

Can You Get Rich Betting on the Weather?

Greg Sabin

Did you know that you can invest in the weather? Yes, that’s right. The weather.

14 X-Ray Images As Art

David K. Israel

Artist Nick Veasey uses his X-ray art to point out how obsessed we are with the superficial—our clothes, our cars, what we own and how it looks.

Animals "Helping"

Chris Higgins

Pardon the silliness, but this made my week: I'm Helping, a blog of animals who like to "help." I can't count the number of times I've seen cats and dogs find those warm spo

Huge T-Shirt Clearance Sale! Get up to 50% Off!

Mangesh & Jason

Right now you can save up to 50% on select styles. No coupon necessary! Just be sure to do your shopping soon — this sale ends Tuesday, August 30th. Head on over to the mental_floss

Brain Game: Math Square #88

The mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a new entry in our longest-running weekly feature: the Monday Math Square.

Morning Cup of Links: Renfaire Tortoise

Miss Cellania

Some sites exist to publish opinions on products or services, like Yelp; others include reviews of the things they sell, like Amazon.

15 Geeky Stained Glass Masterpieces

Jill Harness

Stained glass is generally reserved for the windows of churches.

The Late Movies: Storm Songs

Erica Palan

As the East Coast wades its way out of flooding and other water damage caused by Hurricane Irene, we've collected some of the greatest songs about storms.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

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