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10 Words That Will Win You Any Game of Scrabble

Jennifer M Wood

Mind your Zs and Qs. And know your anti-inflammatories.

The Late Movies: FDR's Greatest Moments

Erica Palan

Kiddo, the Airborne Cat

Matt Soniak

In 1910, American journalist, airman, and adventurer Walter Wellman attempted to be the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean by air.

The mental_floss Trivia Show is Coming to Birmingham!

Erin McCarthy

The Missing Links: The Death of Teaching

Colin Patrick

42 Facts About Jackie Robinson

Rudie Obias

In 1947, Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play on a major sports team. Here are 42 facts to celebrate.

It's Drop Everything and Read Day!

Caisey Robertson

What Museums Should Everyone Visit at Least Once?

Jason English

How a Gang of Pickpockets Shut Down the Louvre

The Week

French museum workers walk out as the home to the Mona Lisa is plagued by increasingly aggressive thieves

12 Beautiful Celebrity Roses

Miss Cellania

How Can U.S. Citizens Legally Travel to Cuba?

Karina Martinez-Carter

Musical power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z jetted down to a tropical and somewhat-forbidden destination last week for their fifth wedding anniversary: Cuba.

11 People Who Died in the U.S. Capitol

Jason Plautz

8 Cures That Did More Harm Than Good

Arallyn Primm

Sometimes the treatment is worse than the condition itself.

What's the Real Origin of "OK"?

Arika Okrent

It's amazing that we ever got along without "OK." But we did. Until 1839.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 96

Mark Arminio