Video: Metrodome Roof Collapse

Chris Higgins

The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome opened in 1982. Its signature feature is its Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric roof that is literally inflated by the air inside the stadium.

The Quick 10: The Non-Football Careers of 10 Heisman Winners

Stacy Conradt

Amid controversy on Saturday, Auburn's Cam Newton was the 74th person to win the Heisman Trophy.

Maude the Marine?

Colin Patrick

When you hear the name Bea Arthur, you likely think of the characters Maude and Dorothy Zbornak. Maybe you even recall her decidedly NSFW appearances in recent years on celebrity roasts.

Brain Game: Math Square #54

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).

National Geographic's 10 Weirdest New Animals of 2010

David K. Israel

In case you haven't been following all the strange animals discovered recently, National Geographic has a great end-of-year roundup.

Morning Cup of Links: Christmas Tree Fun

Miss Cellania

You might be surprised at what happens when police officers and firefighters use steroids. They look good in the calendars, but they are risking their lives to become big and strong.

Weekend Links: Lord of the Riiii….Sheep?

Allison Keene

According to an intriguing French study, people actually tend to cycle faster on Wednesdays (hurrying towards the weekend, perhaps?) * Sorry to negate any efforts you were about to have for being

10 Works of Literature That Were Really Hard to Write

Mark Juddery

These 10 authors may not be Shakespeare, but they sure had vaulting ambitions.

Weekend Links: Books and Films Given the Dr. Seuss Touch

Allison Keene

From Flossy reader Cathy comes "a Christmas light show that is quite literally garbage.

Last Call for Free Shipping!

Mangesh & Jason

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Tonight's Giveaway: The Phonekerchief!

Jason English

Tonight's UncommonGoods giveaway item is the incredibly cool Phonekerchief!

The Late Movies: Vintage Christmas

Miss Cellania

Christmas has been the subject of film ever since film was invented. Some of those early shows survive, although you may not have seen them.

The Quick 8: Eight Cool Salvation Army Donations

Stacy Conradt

It’s not just pennies and dimes that people dump into those iconic red Salvation Army kettles at the holidays – some people see it as a chance to unload unlucky wedding jewelry, cumbersome stacks of $

Attention Cleveland-Area Flossers: Come On Over!

Jason English

If you live in the Cleveland area and are looking for something to do tomorrow (Saturday), stop by the mental_floss retail store in Chesterland! Come see where the magic happens.