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Would a Dingo Really Eat Your Baby?

Ethan Trex

Every Seinfeld fan remembers the scene in which Elaine broke out her best Australian accent and dingo theory. Are dingoes really known for eating small children?

Nominative Determinism: Yes, That's His Real Name

Miss Cellania

Nominative determinism is the theory that a person's name has some influence over what they do with their life. Keep that in mind as you read this story.

Brain Game: The Four States (That) Matter

Think Thursday with the crew here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Freefall Dancing

Miss Cellania

A Fathers Day Story, from Justin Halpern, author of Sh%@ My Dad Says.

Battle of the Babies: a White House Brawl

Stacy Conradt

In this corner: Baby Ruth Cleveland.

The Late Movies: What Song Are You Listening To? (London, Copenhagen, Singapore, Lisbon, Philadelphia)

Chris Higgins

Two weeks ago, I pointed to a street video from New York, in which filmmaker Ty Cullen asked passersby who wore headphones "Hey, what song are you listening to?" Commenters asked for more v

Fun With Famous Logos

Colin Patrick

Have you sent a package via FedEx recently? If so, you might have noticed that that image above is not their logo.

People Who Became Nouns: Jules Leotard

Jason English

Hulton Archive/ Life.com has a really big gallery of people whose names live on in dictionaries and on products, including Samuel Maverick, Rudolf Diesel, Etienne Silhouette, and Rev.

Word Bubbles

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Speed Match

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Raindrops

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Memory Matrix

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Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera

Chris Higgins

In this seven-minute video, Walt Disney describes the MultiPlane camera.

10 Performers Who Died Onstage

Greg Sabin

Whether it was a lackluster crowd or weak material, performers love trading stories about the night they absolutely died while doing their shtick.

Dietribes: Yogurt Made Me Cultured

Allison Keene

• Believe it or not, the Bible mentions yogurt in Genesis, where Abraham fed it to his guests.

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