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The Late Movies: Great Speeches by MLK

Ransom Riggs

Today is Martin Luther King day, one of only four United States federal holidays that commemorate an individual person.

Crayola Evolution: 1903-2010

Chris Higgins

From a humble eight colors in 1903's original Crayola box, an explosion of diversity has arisen in the Crayola ecosystem.

Wedding Ring Discovered in Dog Food

Jill Harness

Two dogs in Tennessee had a mighty prize waiting at the bottom of their dog food bag the other day.

18 Airports Named After People (Including a Cartoonist)

Ethan Trex

If you're doing any air travel this winter, chances are you'll end up spending quite a bit of time sitting in airports. During those layovers, your mind may wander.

5 Other Late Night Feuds

Kara Kovalchik

If snarky commentary could deep-fry, Jay Leno would be onion rings.

The Yike Bike

Miss Cellania

I've written about several kinds of bikes, whether they are fun to ride, easy to store, technologically advanced, or particularly green. One of these days,

Brain Game: Math Square #10

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.

In Praise of the Four-Day Workweek

Ransom Riggs

According to a recent study, people in the U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Miss Cellania

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, watch a 1957 television interview from NBC.

Quiz: Name the Last 10 Golden Globe Winners (Best Film: Drama)

Brett Savage

Here's a quick quiz for movie buffs. Can you name the last ten pictures to win the Best Film: Drama award at the Golden Globes?

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

10 Interesting Pieces of Sports Headgear

Scott Allen

The NFL playoffs continue this weekend with Kurt Warner leading the high-scoring Arizona Cardinals into New Orleans for a showdown with the Saints.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

This is a fantastic link many of you have probably already seen, but it bears repeating! The New York Times takes a peek into Netflix queues.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Explaining Hollywood's Most Famous Noises

the mag

By John Scott

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