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11 NFL Rules Named After People

Scott Allen

New rules in the National Football League, as in any sport, are often enacted in response to repeated on-the-field actions or bizarre incidents involving a specific player or coach.

Weekend Links: The Art of Shadows

Allison Keene

Movie sequels are generally schlocky, but there are exceptions (like The Dark Knight), and this Movie Sequel Map covers them all.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about roller coasters)

Stacy Conradt

Here's a little-known fact about dogs: they love roller coasters. Just don't let them eat too much kibble before they

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Weekend Links: How the British Speak American

Allison Keene

From Richard, a really beautiful collection of lightning photography.

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, MacGyver!

Stacy Conradt

Quick, someone rig a cake using some duct tape, bouillon cubes and spackle! That's right, it's McGyver's birthday on Sunday.

The Late Movies: Funny Babies

Miss Cellania

My family celebrated the arrival of our first granddaughter yesterday, so I couldn't resist picking out some of my favorite classic baby videos for the Late Movies.

Man Builds a Time Warp to the 1800s in His Basement

Colin Patrick

The basement in most homes is crammed with mountains of dusty old toys, clothes, holiday decorations and all other types of broken, forgotten or useless clutter. John Scapes decided to go another w

Portlandia Begins Tonight

Chris Higgins

Tonight, welcome to my world: Portlandia.

Screw This, Screw That: Why We Have Different Types of Screws

Matt Soniak

If you've ever mistakenly grabbed the Phillips head screwdriver when you needed a flat head, you've probably asked yourself why there are different types of screws. Let's start at the

Geek Jewelry

Jill Harness

Valentine's Day is on the horizon, so if you're looking for something for the special dork in your life, look no further than Oddee's list of great geeky jewelry.

Your Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts

Stacy Conradt

Do you have a puppy? Do you have a hat? We'd love to feature your dog (all dogs are puppies at heart, right?) in an upcoming "Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts" post.

What's the Most Rewatchable Movie?

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.

How the Oregon Trail (Computer Game) Was Formed

Colin Patrick

The mere mention of the game Oregon Trail is enough to send most anyone that grew up in the last four decades into a fit of nostalgic glee.

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