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Weekend Links: The World's Worst Hotel

Allison Keene

Great long read: "Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong." * In the series of "Animals!

13 Patents Designed to Build a Better Mustache

Erin McCarthy

You may have some buddies participating in Movember, an annual event that raises awareness of (and money for) men's health issues.

10 Language Mistakes Kids Make That Are Actually Pretty Smart

Arika Okrent

These mistakes show that little kids know a lot more about the rules than we think.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: 10 Movies the Internet Killed

Allison Keene

Here before you I present: the bizarre alien creature that is the human vocal cords!

Buildings You Need a Boat to Explore

Jill Harness

No matter how much forethought you put into the construction of a building, there's no way to accurately predict everything that could happen to it.

Forget Wayne's World 3: 8 Movie Sequels Actually on Track for 2015-16

Danny Groner

This week reports surfaced online that we'd be getting another installment of Wayne's World. Sadly, it was just a rumor.

The United States Once Planned To Nuke The Moon

Daven Hiskey

When it seemed like the Soviet Union was winning the space race, the United States had to do something to boost morale.

Iceland's Landscapes Created With Wool

Jill Harness

It's one thing to love the natural beauty of a particular country, but it's an entirely different matter to make incredibly detailed dioramas as a reminder of the time you spent there—especi

Black Friday Sale! Save 25% in Our Store

Andréa Fernandes

Our Black Friday sale runs through Sunday night.

A College Football Rivalry Immortalized by Map Bunnies

Kara Kovalchik

For some folks, this coming weekend is all about the leftovers and department store sales. For others, it’s unlimited time to sit back and watch one college football game after another.

Beyond Black Friday: The 7 Black Days of the Week

M Asher Cantrell

We all know Black Friday, the discount-fueled shopping frenzy that follows Thanksgiving. But there are “Black” days for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, too.

Why Do We Wish on the Turkey’s Wishbone?

Matt Soniak

Although Thanksgiving is a North American holiday and a recent invention in the grand scheme of things, the tradition of breaking the wishbone comes from Europe, and is thousands of years older.A bird

What Country Eats the Most Turkey?

Latitude News

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World War I Centennial: Austria-Hungary Mobilizes Against Russia

Erik Sass

Installment #45: The Balkan League’s triumph over the Ottoman Empire in the First Balkan War, and subsequent dismembering of Turkish territory in the Balkans, provoked an international crisis that thr

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