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A Basketball Court Inside a Mountain

Adam Raymond

Weekend Links: The Weird History of Skulls as Decoration

Allison Keene

I visit (lurk?) in a lot of online forums, where I have been exposed to the fantastic world of animated .gifs.

Sketchy Business: The Life of a Courtroom Artist

Matt Soniak

Courtroom sketch artist Shepard (in red) shows one of her drawings of the Martha Stewart trial to a reporter.

The Late Movies: Celebrity Advertising

Miss Cellania

If you aren't a big name (or aren't a big name yet), the easiest way to generate cash for an actor or musician is to do ads. Commercials. Advertising.

Count My Change: We Have a Winner!

Jason English

Update V (Saturday, 10:08am): Ding ding ding! It took 507 guesses, but we finally have a winner! At 3:36am, Kayla correctly picked $5.33.

Leslie Nielsen's Grin-Inducing Grave

Colin Patrick

The comedy world lost a legend last November when Leslie “Don’t Call Me Shirley” Nielsen passed away.

Movies You Weren't Allowed to Watch

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.

The Number of the Day: 4%

Colin Patrick

According to a statistic cited in the book The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, approximately 4% of business leaders fit the definition of a psychopath.

All Chewie, All the Time

Chris Higgins

Want to see every Chewbacca appearance in the original Star Wars trilogy? Of course you do; you've got nothing better to do today.

Gorgeous Short Film Made from Cassini Mission Footage

Ransom Riggs

CASSINI MISSION from cabbas on Vimeo. Space mission footage can look a little dull and, well, scientific sometimes, but filmmaker Chris Abbas managed to imbue images captured by the Cassini mission

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Shoots Store Over Crawfish Larry Wayne Kelly of Ensley, Florida, found he could not buy crawfish from a seafood market on Sunday evening because they were out of stock.

Brain Game: Mmmm, Mmmm, Mmmm, Mmmm

The end of the workweek arrived none too soon, but lo and behold, it's Free-for-all Friday once again at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Birthday Balloons

Miss Cellania

The Mystery of the Canadian Whiskey Fungus. This detective story will keep you at the edge of your seat, even as you keep reminding yourself that it's about fungus. * Adam Ruben, PhD.

Why Michael Jordan's Fancy New Sneakers Cost $5,000 Per Game

Ethan Trex

Who doesn’t love Air Jordans? They’re favorites of everyone from basketball players to the fashion conscious.

The Quick 10: 10 Iconic Movie Costumes Owned By Debbie Reynolds

Stacy Conradt

Long before it was popular to do so, Debbie Reynolds collected Hollywood memorabilia.

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