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The Late Movies: Retro Star Wars

Miss Cellania

Star Wars holds up pretty well no matter what era you put it in. Oh yeah, I know "A long time ago..." but that's just the story.

Armor for Cats

Jill Harness

Is your cat ever really safe enough?

The Axolotl - A Regenerating Salamander

Chris Higgins

The axolotl is a Mexican salamander with remarkable regenerative properties.

Follow @mental_floss on Twitter: Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Looking for a good time on Twitter? Follow

Secret Scandinavian Singers: Exposed!

Ransom Riggs

They are among us, sneaking undetected among singers who sound as American as can be: Scandinavians!

Science: Explained

Colin Patrick

Science is hard to understand. Thankfully, the Fake Science blog provides a series of easy to understand illustrated diagrams which break down all manner of scientific concept.

The Number of the Day: 8

Jason English

Earlier this month, Alan Francis won his 8th consecutive world horseshoes championship at the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association world tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Names You Almost Gave Your Pets

Jason English

Every Friday, 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.

Own a Piece of Mad Men History

Jill Harness

If getting to Mad Men yourself wasn't enough for you, then perhaps the Mad Men props being sold on eBay might offer you the experience to live your life in the sixties.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Burglar Holds Garage Sale at Victim's House On June 17th, Greg Kemmis of Sarnia, Ontario was out of town when his home was broken into and robbed.

Brain Game: Tally Me Banana

Welcome to the Friday Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Viking Grooming

Miss Cellania

You might be surprised to find that Vikings were cleaner than the people they conquered and even kept their hair neatly cut. See more photographic evidence here.

The Late Movies: Brett Domino, The Ultimate Geek

Mark Arminio

One of the geekiest (and hence _flossiest) musicians out there is Brett Domino, the alter-ego of musician Rob J. Madin.

The Quick 10: 10 People with Photographic Memories

Stacy Conradt

It's hard to say whether a photographic memory actually exists or not.

Coin a New Phrase, Win a New Book

Jason English

The book we're giving away today is Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World.

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