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A Day at the San Diego Zoo

Jill Harness

The San Diego Zoo is one of the most famous zoos in the world, in part for its remarkable conservation efforts.

Brain Game: Go Apiary

Think Thursday, and Friday will be here before you know it.

On Redheaded Quarterbacks and Whether Linemen Can Swim

Bud Shaw

Quarterback in the NFL is the position that drives the franchise, sometimes into a sinkhole that swallows reasonable chances of success for years on end. No wonder teams spend so much pre-draft tim

Pounding Away at the Art World

Jill Harness

The measure of a true artist doesn't come down to what medium he uses so much as how effectively he uses his chosen medium. Marcus Levine is a perfect example.

Talk Live With Astronauts

Colin Patrick

This Friday at 3:47 PM (EST) the Space Shuttle Endeavour will take off from Kennedy Space Center on its last flight ever.

Brain Game: Oh, My Achin'...

It's Wednesday Wordplay at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Enjoy! By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, change B

Morning Cup of Links: Singing Mice and Floating Ants

Miss Cellania

The Mystery of the Singing Mice.

The Quick 10: 10 Buildings by the Prolific Charles Bulfinch

Stacy Conradt

My trip to Boston last week was pretty educational.

The Late Movies: Civil Rights Roundtable

Erica Palan

Tonight, instead of a handful of short clips, we’re bringing you one half-hour video.

How Did You Know? – Day 1 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Radiation's Effect on Nature

Jill Harness

While everyone continues to worry and wonder about the potential threat caused by Japan's leaking nuclear reactors, many have reflected on the world's single largest nuclear disaster, the Ch

The Number of the Day: 30%

Colin Patrick

According to a poll taken by a British film rental company, 30% of respondents had lied about seeing The Godfather. Related Fact: The rest of the top ten most lied about films are Casablanca (13%),

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 1}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! We're going Monday-Thursday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?

Science-ish Tricks for Parties

Chris Higgins

Want to impress your friends with science? Okay, not so much "science" as cleverly constructed bar bets relying mostly on physics, human perception, and some chemistry?

Taxidermy Gone Wild

Miss Cellania

Art takes many forms and uses a variety of media. A skilled artist can make a thing of beauty out of any available material, including dead animals.

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