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The man who provided us with some of the best quips ever is also one of the most misquoted men of all time.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay puzzle at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is a new Word Ladder.
Improv Everywhere is in the Christmas spirit already.
The universe is loaded with unbelievably gorgeous sights beyond even the most creative artist's talents.
In the winter of 1963-64, a team of FBI agents spent their days hunched over portable record players, struggling to decode a message that threatened the morality of America’s youth.
All artists put a little bit of their soul into every piece. But these artists put their soul – and a whole lot more – into their art.
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Today is the 333rd day of the year!
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In this eighty-four-minute video, Stephen Colbert (not doing his Colbert Report character) chats with Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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The NBA players and owners have finally worked out their differences, at least enough to begin an abbreviated 2011-12 season, which will get its start on Christmas Day.
The Curse of the Demon Core. The nuclear ball killed two scientists but spared a swimming pig.
The Arab League is sanctioning Syria for violence against its protesting citizens.