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The Late Movies: Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Erica Palan

Growing up, I couldn't get enough of the Wayside School books by Louis Sachar, who turned 58 years old today.

How 5 Super-Rich Places Got Such Fancy Names

Kathy Benjamin

1. Martha’s

Kid Game Rules With Piotr Kron

David K. Israel

Piotr Kron is an interesting fella living in Hannover, Germany (if his YouTube tags are correct) intent on bringing (what I hope is) humor to the subject of children's game rules.

Can Gay Discharged Soldiers Get Back Into the Army Now?

Matt Soniak

© James Berglie/ZUMA Press/Corbis"Don’t Ask, Don't Tell" was the official U.S. policy on homosexuals in the military for the last 18 years.

A Robot's Life

Chris Higgins

Have you worked in a warehouse? How about a warehouse filled with Roomba-like robots that crawl the floor looking for stuff?

8 Female Fighters of World War II

Miss Cellania

March is Women's History Month, so it's a good time for the overdue followup to the previous post 11 Women Warriors of World War II.

Brain Game: That's a Whopper!

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge may make you hungry for lunch, but it'll be here soon enough.

Morning Cup of Links: Tequila Pizza

Miss Cellania

You may soon be able to use your iPad or Kindle with no hassle from flight attendants, as the FAA is reviewing the safety of such gadgets on airline flights.

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers!

Jason English

Tuesday would have been Mister Rogers' 84th birthday.

10 Marvelously Minute Miniatures

David K. Israel

Birmingham-born artist Willard Wigan has been working in miniatures since he was a young boy.

Hitler on Ice: Did the Nazis Have a Secret Antarctic Fortress?

Matt Soniak

As if I needed more evidence that I have a really awesome job, I occasionally get emails from my editor, Jason, that say things like, "A reader just left a comment about Nazis looking to form a s

The Depressing Stories Behind 20 Vintage Child Labor Pictures

Jill Harness

Child labor has never been a particularly pretty part of society, but during the industrial revolution, the practice became even uglier than its earlier incarnations.

Starry Nights, as Seen from the International Space Station

Chris Higgins

Some of us have been fortunate to see a truly starry night -- away from light pollution in cities, you can see quite a lot. But when you're in space you can see even more.

Brain Game: Math Square #114

Now that the second season of The Walking Dead is complete, you can focus on a new Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Jump Rope POV

Miss Cellania

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales allegedly murdered 16 Afghan citizens and damaged the hope for cooperation between our countries.

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