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Jeopardy! by the Numbers: 10 You Need to Know

David K. Israel

1925 The year Merv Griffin was born. 1964 The year Merv Griffin's wife Julann came up with the idea for a game show where the contestant gets the answer instead of the question.

Brain Game: Math Square #32

For those of you who have been hungry for a Brain Game Math Square for a while (since last Monday was a holiday)...

Morning Cup of Links: Amygdaloids

Miss Cellania

How is a marriage affected when one partner seeks immortality and the other doesn't?

The Number of the Day: 30.94

Will Treece

The fastest anyone has solved a Rubik's Cube blindfolded is 30.94 seconds.

In 1983, the White House Santa Was Mr. T

Jason English

Why did Mrs. Reagan choose B.A. Baracus for this assignment?

Another Contest: Secrets From Your Favorite Movies

Jason English

Last week, ESPN columnist Arash Markazi sent out a link via Twitter to a clip from Back to the Future III, a movie I've seen enough times to wear out a VHS copy.

Weekend Links: Forgotten Bookmarks

Allison Keene

One of the best, more relaxing things about summer can be swimming in a crisp, cool pool (sigh) ... but maybe not so relaxing if the side of the pool goes right off a building!

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

Weekend Links: Making Skinny Dipping History

Allison Keene

After having read about the bedbug problem in New York, this list seemed rather apropos: live where you can't have a garden, and also have a bug problem?

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Zach Anner

Miss Cellania

The Oprah Winfrey Network is running an online competition, in which one winner will go on to a reality TV show which itself will be a competition in which one person will get their own TV show.

The Quick 10: 10 Presidential Fashion Flubs

Stacy Conradt

Some things about being the President of the United States haven't changed at all since Washington's tenure.

10 Acts of Good Sportsmanship

Scott Allen

If LeBron James' ESPN special left you feeling down about the state of sports, perhaps these stories will remind you why you started watching athletics in the first place.

Using a Lifeline: Is This a Really Stupid Quiz Idea?

Jason English

This morning I accompanied my due-in-September wife to an ultrasound.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Bill W.

Ethan Trex

TIME called William Wilson one of the top heroes and icons of the 20th century, but hardly anyone knows him by that name.

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