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10 Toys You Only Played With at the Doctor's Office

Hillary Buckholtz

The best part of going to the doctor's office as a kid.

The Missing Links: These Campaign Websites Are So 90s

Colin Patrick

Climbing the World Trade Center Don’t ever say a reporter’s job is easy: Two years before the official opening of the Twin Towers in 1973, PopSci reporter Robert Gannon visited the 110-story const

11 TV and Movie Clichés You Never See in Real Life

Kara Kovalchik

How many movies or TV shows have you seen where a young sylph in a filmy nightgown runs through a forest in high heels to escape a bad guy? She always trips and falls down.

This Is Going on the Company Fridge

Jason English

Loving the game show brilliance (or lack thereof): 11 Awkward Canadian Game Shows — goo.gl/UwdviThanks, @mental_floss— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) September 11, 2012 [Previously

11 Cool Places in Nashville You Really Must Visit

Bill DeMain

This summer, I started a walking tour of downtown Nashville (walkinnashville.com).

The Politically Incorrect Etymologies of 11 Words and Phrases

Romy Oltuski

At various moments in its life, a word will hop languages, change meanings, travel through sinister moments and land in pleasant ones.

11 Historical Geniuses and Their Possible Mental Disorders

Kathy Benjamin

Studies have shown that there are much higher instances of mental disorder in political leaders and creative geniuses than in the general population.

11 Game of Thrones Cakes

Miss Cellania

Last week I noticed that I'd seen more than one awesome cake decorated on the theme of the TV show Game of Thrones.

11 Awkward Canadian Game Shows

Chris Higgins

Some of America's best-known game show hosts are actually Canadian -- including Alex Trebek, Monty Hall, and Alan Thicke.

9 Beloved Fictional Characters Who'd Have a Rough Time in the Real World

Nicholas Ferroni

1. Dennis the

11 Museums Devoted to Everyday Objects

Adrienne Crezo

Who says you can't celebrate the mundane? These 11 museums are dedicated to items you use but probably never think about. 1. Sulabh International Museum of

Brain Game: First and Last

Keep an eye out for an exciting presidential event coming up in October here at mentalfloss.com.

Morning Cup of Links: The Aquarium Bed

Miss Cellania

Fifty years after thalidomide caused so many birth defects, drug producer Chemie Grünenthal's CEO has offered an apology.

11 Things You May Not Know About John Lennon

Eddie Deezen

John Lennon was the leader and founding member of The Beatles. Let's take a look at a few facts you might not have known about him. 1.

11 Amazing Librarian Tattoos

Jill Harness

There are plenty of literary tattoos out there, and plenty of tattooed librarians. A bit less common are librarians with tattoos celebrating their career choice.

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