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The Late Movies: This Will Make You Cry

Ransom Riggs

Usually on The Late Movies I post five videos, or eight, or ten.

The Quick 10: The Alternate Titles of 10 Horror Movies

Stacy Conradt

After spending a lot of time last week writing about what some famous books and characters were nearly called, I was inspired to do the same thing for horror movies.

Guinness Record Broken: Largest Cup of Coffee

David K. Israel

I was at a tech conference in Las Vegas this past week and happened to be walking by a booth at the right time.

Frames of Reference: 1960 Physics Video

Chris Higgins

This is a hoot: Frames of Reference is a 1960 video produced by MIT's Physical Science Study Committee as "part of its course in physics." It's a half-hour video showing various

Nectar of the Gods: Alcoholic Mythology

Rob Lammle

Here are a handful of stories from around the globe that illustrate the long-time love of alcohol that connects the world. The Kegger of the

7 TV Salary Disputes

Kara Kovalchik

Television salary disputes are almost as old as the Nielsen charts. Here are some examples. 1. With Friends Like

Morbid Toy du Jour: Execution by Saw

Ransom Riggs

Just in time for the holidays! My friend Jack Mord bought this amazing little toy from the UK via eBay, a gruesome reminder of one of the world's rarest and most awful forms of execution.

Minas Tirith Made of Matchsticks

Jill Harness

Even those who aren't fans of The Lord of the Rings saga can still appreciate this amazing matchstick sculpture depicting the stunning mountain-side city of Minas Tirith. The artist, Patrick A

Brain Game: Math Square #46

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). One number is provided for you.

Morning Cup of Links: Animals in Motion

Miss Cellania

The magnificence and wonder of Animal Migrations.

Weekend Links: Water Balloons Without the Balloons

Allison Keene

It's easy to get lost just looking at these 9 Magnificent Manmade Mazes. * Looking to get your spook on?

October's Most Popular Stories (So Far)

Jason English

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

BoingBoing's Obscure Muppets Quiz

David K. Israel

Everyone knows Kermit, Miss Piggy and Elmo. But how well do you know your more obscure muppets? (Some more obscure than others, of course). Take my latest BoingBoing quiz and find

7 Nobel Prize Stories Ripped from the Tabloids!

the mag

by Maggie Koerth-Baker and Linda Rodriguez Forget Brad and Angelina. It’s time to put the spotlight back where it belongs—on history’s biggest nerds!

Weekend Links: Places You Think You Should See ... But Shouldn't

Allison Keene

Lots of people have "bucket lists" (things to do before they kick it, that is), but one author has saved some of you a lot of time by making a list of 101 Places Not to See, 24 of which are

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