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Months Before Lincoln Was Shot and Killed, He Was Almost Shot and Killed

Stacy Conradt

We all know what happened to President Abraham Lincoln the night he went to watch Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theater.

Brain Game: It's 8 Letters Long

Thanks for trying today's Wednesday Wordplay puzzle at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Ninja Dog

Miss Cellania

25 Biggest Facepalm Moments Of 2011.

John Hodgman on mental_floss: "Much Better Than Poking Your Brain With a Stim-U-Dent."

Jason English

John Hodgman had some nice things to say about mental_floss this morning. He also left a comment under another post to explain his frustration over e-books.

The Number of the Day: 250

Colin Patrick

Starting today, fans of the Green Bay Packers can purchase an official share of stock in the team for $250. The FAQs at packersowner.com offer further details for any Cheesehead thinking about gett

Why Is a $100,000 Bill on a Billboard in New York?

Ethan Trex

Photo by Friends of the High Line, Courtesy of John Baldessari and Marian Goodman Gallery There's a big $100,000 bill plastered on a billboard near the High Line in New York.

Brain Game: Mucha Gente

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge requires you to choose the correct city in one of three states - California, Florida, or Texas.

Morning Cup of Links: Blood and Honey

Miss Cellania

New postal service cutbacks will mean slower delivery of first-class mail.

The Late Movies: Death To Prohibition!

Mark Arminio

On this date in 1933, the 21st amendment nullified the 18th and America was no longer a dry country.

The Quick 10: 10 Hilarious Scathing Reviews

Adrienne Crezo

Sometimes a thing is so bad there’s no way to say it nicely. Here are ten reviews that don’t even try. 1.

From Unemployment to Underwear: 4 Alternative Economic Indicators

Greg Sabin

photofriday / Shutterstock.com On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) informed the country that the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to 8.6%.

The Time Chris Farley Visited Congress as Newt Gingrich

Colin Patrick

The way the GOP nomination process has gone, it seems every candidate eventually gets a turn to put on the frontrunner hat.

9 Questionable Choices for Previous Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Stacy Conradt

The NFL has announced that Madonna will be your halftime entertainment for Super Bowl XLVI in February.

Brain Game: Math Square #100

Good luck with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. It's hard to believe that we're passing the century mark with the Monday Math Square.

Morning Cup of Links: Flying Cheerleader

Miss Cellania

The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011.

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