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Drunk History: Fredrick Douglass

Chris Higgins

If you haven't seen Drunk History, get ready to spend this afternoon laughing yourself into a stupor.

A Globe-Trotting Whiskey Mystery

Ransom Riggs

So this is fun: between 1967 and 1991, one of Canadian Club whiskey's marketing campaigns was a treasure hunt.

What Book Should Every College Freshman Read?

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.

Amazing Facts, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Just a friendly reminder that there's plenty of room on our Twitter

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Basketball Player Caught Reliving His High School Years It almost sounds like a movie script: a high school basketball coach in Texas welcomes a 16-year-old Haitian refugee into his home, who becom

Brain Game: Toblorch Industries

NOTE: I had an improper clue attached to this puzzle earlier, and have since corrected it, and removed the associated comments so as not to confuse those who try the puzzle from here on out.

Morning Cup of Links: When the Moon Hits Your Eye...

Miss Cellania

"HearseCon is like a funeral at a rock concert, Sturgis for hearse owners, Burning Man for People who shower..." And if the ad is any indication, it will be the perfect party as well as a he

Minesweeper: The Movie

Chris Higgins

"Each time you dig, you will find a number.

The Rugby Rivalry that Brought New Zealand to the Brink of Civil War

Mark Juddery

Ed note: This post has been sponsored by the Warner Brother's film Invictus, out on DVD and Blu-ray on May 18th. Be sure to keep an eye out for more rugby stories, and our big DVD give-away late

Bring Back the Original Vanilla-Chocolate-Strawberry 3 Musketeers!

Jason English

Yesterday, Stacy Conradt told us about the original vanilla-chocolate-strawberry 3 Musketeers.

Poetry in the Photos of Allen Ginsberg

Ransom Riggs

Beat icon Allen Ginsberg wasn't just a poet -- he was a photographer, too, who took his camera on trips abroad and on trips around his own neighborhood in order to "fix the passing hands of

10 Funny Flowcharts

Miss Cellania

There are many ways to tell a joke, and the internet makes it all the easier to construct and disseminate humor in graphic form. The flowchart is one form that many online wits have embraced.

Brain Game: Capital Murder

A quick shout of thanks to each of the thousands of mentalfloss.com readers who play the Brain Game each and every day.

10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines

Stacy Conradt

There was a time when you could have subsisted on graham crackers, Moxie and Goo-Goo Clusters and called it a healthy diet.

Morning Cup of Links: Bluegrass Beyonce

Miss Cellania

Scientists have floated the theory that life may have begun on earth in more than one instance.

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