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SXSW: Awesome and Weird Tech Displays at the Interactive Kickoff Party

Erin McCarthy

I’ve seen weird stuff at SXSW, but something I saw on Friday night took the cake for the weirdest, most uncomfortable thing I’ve seen anywhere, ever.

8 Upcoming September Festivals and Events

Miss Cellania

5 Tech-Savvy Tricks to Help You Get a Good Night's Sleep

The Week

Kill the glow, fire up the white noise, and prepare to enter dreamland like a warmly bundled baby.

Weekend Links: The Science of Aging

Roma Panganiban

Sun + Lens = Backyard Burn Zone

Chris Higgins

SXSW: The Making of Shane Carruth's Upstream Color

Erin McCarthy

Shane Carruth hasn’t made a movie since his debut, 2004’s critically acclaimed time-bending Primer, but it wasn't for lack of trying.

The Late Movies: Bizarre NYSE Bell Ringers

Erica Palan

The Corpse That Fooled Hitler

Matt Soniak

The Missing Links: Journey to Oz

Colin Patrick

7 Fun SXSW Film Bumpers

Erin McCarthy

Friday Happy Hour: What's the Best BBQ You've Ever Had?

Erin McCarthy

8 Prehistoric Saber-Toothed Animals

Mark Mancini

The first Ice Age movie hit theaters in 2002—and with it came the cinematic debut of “Scrat," an accident-prone saber-toothed squirrel with an insatiable lust for acorns (as of this writing, the

SXSW Q&A: Josh Johnson, Rewind This!

Erin McCarthy

The 2013 South by Southwest (SXSW) festival began today—and mental_floss is there! To kick it off, a filmmaker looks at the impact of videotapes.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Does Thinking Hard Actually Wear You Out?

Caisey Robertson

The brain, though a small organ, is responsible for a lot of things. It makes your body move, tells your heart to beat, and keeps you breathing without conscious effort.