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Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #16

If you've ever wondered just how really, really bad the "Really, Really Bad Rebus" can be, today's the Brain Game for you.

Morning Cup of Links: Optimal Urinals

Miss Cellania

Randall Munroe ponders the optimum number and configuration of urinals in a men's room for the International Choice of Urinal Protocol.

The Late Movies: the Worst of YouTube!

Ransom Riggs

Today's "Late Movies" is a bit like David's "Tuesday Turnip" column -- I searched YouTube for the phrase "worst ever" just to see what I'd find, and man di

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 5}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.

The Quick 10: 10 Ways to Identify a Witch

Stacy Conradt

Today is a rather painful day in American history - the day the first three accused women were brought before the court in the Salem Witch Trials.

Victorian Mail Delivery: 12 Times Each Day

Chris Higgins

I just came across a great New York Times piece on the mail service in the Victorian era.

6 Special Guest Stars at Spring Training

Scott Allen

The casual fan generally needs a program to keep track of all the players at a spring training baseball game. After all, it's not every day that Billy Crystal bats leadoff for the Yankees.

Call for Photos: Our Magazine, out in the World

Jason English

If you turn to page 9 of the March-April issue of mental_floss, you'll find a great photo of the magazine in its natural habitat, sent in by reader Sarah from Mountain View, California.

A Deer That Thinks It's a Dog

Jill Harness

Animal lovers often debate whether or not it's acceptable to turn a wild animal into a domesticated pet.

Last Chance! Buy 2 Shirts, Get 1 Free!

Mangesh & Jason

Stock up for spring!

Aurora Watch

Miss Cellania

When someone sees you wear the Aurora Watch by designer Jihun Yeom, they'll think you're wearing a watchband that the actual timepiece

Strange Geographies: The Fjords of New Zealand

Ransom Riggs

For most people, the word "fjord" conjures up thoughts of Scandinavia and the majestic, frozen North.

SNEAK PEEK #5: Video Games Can Make You Rich!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Ready for another sneak peek from the all-new 10 Issue? This one comes straight from our piece 10 Amazing Ways Video Games Can Change Your Life.

Brain Game: Math Square #14

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.

Morning Cup of Links: A Rare Stair

Miss Cellania

So many reasons why the internet will fail. A essay from 1995 bemoans the lack of all the things we've managed to come up with since then. (via Boing Boing) * How to wash your hedgehogs.

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