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What's the Most Bored You've Ever Been?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

The Missing Links: Thriller Turns Thirty

Colin Patrick

November 30, 1982: Thriller Is

The 14 Video Games New York's MoMA Just Classified As Art

The Week

By Scott

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Yule Log Video Prompts Emergency Calls The fire department in Regina, Saskatchewan, has responded to way too many false alarms over the past few weeks.

Why Does Skin Get Pruney in the Tub?

Matt Soniak

For a long time, scientists thought that pruning of the skin after spending time in the water was simply a matter of fingers being a little spongey.

Incredible Slow-Motion Footage of Cheetahs Running

Erin McCarthy

Cheetahs are the fastest animals on Earth.

Brain Game: The Day!

Thanks for trying today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge. Good luck! What do these six U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Nintendope

Miss Cellania

Where Is the Best Place to Be Born in 2013? The rankings are out, based on opportunities and quality-of-life issues. * Nintendope: A Brief History of Nintendo.

The Only Footage of Mark Twain in Existence

Lucas Reilly

Thomas Edison once said, “An average American loves his family. If he has any love left over for some other person, he generally selects Mark Twain."

This Dog Did Not Care for Our Latest Issue

Jason English

At least it wasn't the iPad edition. Phineas, we're sending a replacement. Be gentle. And for the rest of you, pictures of your pets posing with mental_floss are always

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 77

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

Diana Beltran Herrera Turns Paper Into Nature

Jill Harness

When you're swimming in a sea of papers, there is something inherently relaxing about seeing a fish that could easily navigate the ocean of paperwork on your

Spotted: The Largest Black Hole Ever Seen

The Week

By Chris

The Missing Links: What Became of Edison's Last Breath

Colin Patrick

The Big Apple’s Biggest Voices Flavorwire has put together an incredible list of New York’s 100 Most Important Living Writers.

17 Amazingly Geeky Wedding Cakes

Jill Harness

We’ve covered all sorts of geeky wedding topics, including invitations, dresses and rings, and cakes celebrating all kinds of occasions (including divorce).

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