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Brain Game: Math Square #41

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: Solo and the Wookiee

Miss Cellania

Some say bypassing a higher education is smarter than paying for a degree.

The Number of the Day: 1

Jason English

Founding _flosser Mangesh's wife Lizzie gave birth to their first child on Sunday, a happy and healthy boy named Henry Narayan Hattikudur.

Weekend Links: Shoelaces That Tie Themselves

Allison Keene

As mentioned yesterday morning on Wait, Wait!

10 Provocative Questions About Raising Chickens…Answered!

the mag

by Megan Wilde 1. Where do chickens come

The Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: Jumping the Shark

Allison Keene

I have a thing for pie graphs, and this one showing the most common jobs portrayed in movies (jaded cop, anyone?) is well worth a look.

10 Headlines from 9/11/01

Jason English

We spent the summer of 2001 chastising Gary Condit, mourning Mr. Belvedere, and pardoning Microsoft.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: The Tetris Theme

Miss Cellania

The theme from the video game Tetris is one we'll always recognize. It's an 8-bit version of the old Russian folk song Korobeiniki. Tetris just made it into a worldwide favorite.

The Quick 10: 10 Bizarre Barbies

Stacy Conradt

I wasn't much into Barbies when I was growing up, and the ones I did have were pretty predictable: Movie Star Barbie, Miss America Barbie, that sort of boring thing.

Behind the Scenes of SNL's Weekend Update

Colin Patrick

Saturday Night Live fanatics have had plenty of gossip to discuss lately - with Will Forte and Jenny Slate leaving the cast, several new members joining the fray, and now the news that Amy Poehler wil

A Visit to a Soviet-era Arcade

Chris Higgins

Connal Hughes and Anjel Van Slyke made their way to the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines in Moscow, and documented their experience in great detail -- with photos and descriptions of every game (inclu

What Part of Your Job Do You Hate Most?

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.

Desert Monet: Emily Kngwarreye

Andréa Fernandes

Last Friday marked the 14th anniversary of the death of Emily Kame Kngwarreye (1910-1996), an Australian Aboriginal artist.

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