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On This Date in 1886, Grover Cleveland Married 21-Year-Old Frances Folsom in the White House

David Holzel

© CORBIS The only president to serve two non-consecutive terms was also the only president married in a White House ceremony.

Rivers of Differing Clarity Coming Together

Jill Harness

Weekend Links: Existential French Cat Doesn't Want Your Cheeseburgers

Allison Keene

The greatest response to LOLcats ever: existential French cat doesn't want your cheeseburgers. Or anything else in the tedium of his pedestrian life. Oh the humanity!

35 Classic Baseball Cards and What They're Worth Today

Jason English

After stumbling across the June 2012 issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly in Barnes & Noble, I looked up some of the cards I was sure would make me rich one day.

The Late Movies: Animals Herding Sheep

Miss Cellania

Some animals were born to herd livestock.

The Missing Links: Beware of Sarcastic Computers

Colin Patrick

Possibly A Random Rock. Probably the Millenium Falcon. Believe what you will, I know this random shape they’re diving down to inspect is Captain Solo’s ship.

That One Crazy Dream Floating Around Your Head

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.

Jim Henson's Commercials for Defunct Products

Chris Higgins

Before his success with the Muppets, Jim Henson made hundreds of commercials and short industrial films, often involving early Muppets.

Why Are There Different Names for the Same Country?

Matt Soniak

Reader Jonathan wrote in to ask, “Why do we call other countries by names that they do not use themselves? Where did these names come from and why do we use

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

You Gotta Pay the Piper If you had to guess what German city has a big rodent problem, you might guess Hamelin -and you'd be right.

Brain Game: In the Air

The weekends after a holiday Monday always seem the longest to arrive, don't they? Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge to help get you there.

Morning Cup of Links: Disturbing Crimes

Miss Cellania

The Ultimate Animals Running On Treadmills Supercut.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 56

Mark Arminio

Welcome back to the game that never ends, GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section. U2 - Sunday Bloody

10 Amazing Artists Working With Miniature Models

Jill Harness

We’ve seen how artists can take life-sized landscapes and make them appear to be tiny models through the use of tilt-shift photography, so now let’s look at the opposite end of the spectrum: the world

The Missing Links: Stingray Sneakers

Colin Patrick

Con: These Shoes Cost $1,800. Pro: I Bet They’re Waterproof They are, after all, made out of stingrays. * Pop Culture Might Be Repeating Itself.

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