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The Late Movies: Best of the Worst Action Movie One-Liners

Ransom Riggs

There are a million great/horrible action movies out there, all of them chock-full of ridiculous one liners, most delivered either right before or right after the hero delivers a fatal blow.

The Quick 10: 10 Alfred Hitchcock Cameos

Stacy Conradt

It's Friday the 13th, so I hope all of you _flossers are keeping an eye out for black cats and ladders. Fittingly, it's also Alfred Hitchcock's birthday.

Video: Flame Thrower vs. Fire Extinguisher

Colin Patrick

Dancing Pigeons - Ritalin from Blink on Vimeo. MTV may not play them anymore, but don't say that music videos are dead.

Scuba Dog Digs Diving

Jill Harness

If you were a scuba diver and your dog got upset whenever you went on dives, what would you do?

A Salute to Southpaws for Left-Handers' Day

Jill Harness

Because the definition of left-handedness varies so much from study to study, it has been estimated that anywhere from 7 to 30 percent of the population is left handed.

Follow @mental_floss on Twitter: Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Looking for a good time? Follow @mental_floss on Twitter. We promise that not all amazing facts involve presidential

Winters of My Life

Chris Higgins

Director Jonathan Burhop produced this very short film featuring Howard Weamer. From Burhop's description: Winters of My Life is a portrait of Howard Weamer.

What's the Strangest Thing in Your Wallet?

Jason English

Every Friday, 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. Very casual.

Brain Game: My Buddy, Larry

Larry was a manager working out of a freight office near Atlanta.

The Number of the Day: 7 (Plus a Contest)

Jason English

The Wow-I-Feel-Old Number of the Day: Between them, the three Hanson brothers now have seven children. Related Giveaway: Want to see your name in pixels?

Morning Cup of Links: Not Tetris

Colin Patrick

"Smart Clothing" technology is advancing at a rapid pace "“ leading to new garments that manage sweat and odor, burn calories, and even monitor vital signs. * Spider-Man creator Stan

Celebrating the Almighty Juice Box

Ransom Riggs

I am one year older than juice boxes, and like a lot of Americans my age, I grew up drinking them.

The Late Movies: Authors Reading Their Own Works

Mark Arminio

There is music in words, a quiet and careful cadence that each author uses to create compelling works.

Book Giveaway: 50 Women Artists You Should Know

Jason English

The book we're giving away today is 50 Women Artists You Should Know by Christiane Weidemann.

Joe Paterno on Retirement (in 1989)

Jason English

"There is considerable doubt, however, about whether Paterno will ever coach a full Big Ten schedule.

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