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When Work Drives You Mad: Tales from the Deadly "Loony Gas" Building

Stacy Conradt

Work driving you crazy? Try telling that to workers at Standard Oil Refinery's TEL facility.

Patti Lyle Collins, Super-Sleuth of the Dead Letter Office

Bess Lovejoy

Today the lost and found department of the United States Postal Service is called the Mail Recovery Center, which isn’t a very evocative name.

15 Spirited Facts About 'Bring It On'

Roger Cormier

Dust off your spirit fingers. "The 'Citizen Kane' of cheerleader movies" is turning 15.

Why Does the Airplane Oxygen Mask Have a Bag That “May Not Inflate”?

Arika Okrent

Why tell us, “although the bag on the oxygen mask may not inflate, oxygen is flowing to the mask”?

10 Famous Authors and Their Unfinished Manuscripts

Bess Lovejoy

What do we do when an author dies with their work unfinished?

A Guide to Dog Body Language

Rebecca OConnell

Havahart Wireless has made this helpful infographic to give us a general gist of what our pets are trying to tell us.

Morning Cup of Links: Breaking the Fourth Wall

Miss Cellania

Link! Get your fresh links right here!

Two Men Claim to Have Found a Missing Nazi Train Full of Treasure

Hannah Keyser

But they're not revealing its location until the Polish government agrees to hand over a finder's fee.

Pop Culture Syllabus: CDs

the mag

Looking back at the days when the disc was king.

14 Things You Might Not Know About the Sears/Willis Tower

Michael Arbeiter

The Hunt For a 21st Century Treasure Chest

Caitlin Schneider

Millionaire Forrest Fenn hid a treasure chest in the Rocky Mountains five years ago. It's still out there, despite thousands of attempts to recover it.

The 'Star Trek' Movie That Nearly Starred Eddie Murphy

Mental Floss UK

Murphy once delayed a million-dollar deal to finish watching an episode of the series.

Scientists Make Progress in Their Quest for a Universal Flu Vaccine

Shaunacy Ferro

Two research groups successfully created vaccines with broad protection against different flu strains in mice, ferrets, and monkeys.

10 Shipwrecks You Can Visit

Bess Lovejoy

Eerie.

The Walls of This Museum Have Been Transformed By Street Artists

Michele Debczak

The Long Beach Museum of Art is bringing the city indoors.

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