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18 Delightfully Artistic Vintage STD Posters

Jill Harness

Here are a few classic government posters designed to help keep the men and women of America safe.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Email from Beyond the Grave Jack Froese of Dunmore, Pennsylvania, died suddenly last year at age 32.

Brain Game: Mo

Friday's crept around once again, so here's a not-too-tough mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Patrick, the Saint

Miss Cellania

The Origin of the Freak Show, Part One.

The Guardian's "Open Journalism"

David K. Israel

One of the more exciting things I learned at SXSW this past week was how The Guardian has launched a new "Open Journalism" approach to reporting.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 45

Mark Arminio

It's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

The mental_floss Guide to the NCAA Tournament: The Midwest

Mangesh & Jason

We're going region by region, giving you one fun fact about each team in the tournament. Last up, the Midwest! (1) North

The mental_floss Guide to the NCAA Tournament: The East

Mangesh & Jason

We're going region by region, giving you one fun fact about each team in the tournament. (1)

At the Libraries: No Donations Welcome

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

Adam Savage Talks Feynman, Eratosthenes, and Fizeau

Chris Higgins

In this seven-minute talk, MythBuster Adam Savage inspires students to understand how simple questions can lead to major scientific discoveries.

Four Feline Photographers

Miss Cellania

Yesterday I read about a documentary film that debuted at the SXSW Film Festival in which the cinematographer was a cat. The item jogged my memory, as I had posted about this same cat back in 2007.

Brain Game: Et tu, Bluto?

Today is the Ides of March, and some of my more scholarly cohorts wouldn't let me through the day without coming up with some sort of Julius Caesar-related puzzle for the mentalfloss.com Brain Ga

The mental_floss Guide to the NCAA Tournament: The South

Mangesh & Jason

We're going region by region, giving you one fun fact about each team in the tournament. (1) Kentucky Kentucky got its royal blue team color from a piece of clothing.

Morning Cup of Links: Moon Evolution

Miss Cellania

Lizzie Borden's lawyer's extensive notes on her murder case have been found.

The Late Movies: "Put This On," A Series About Men Dressing Like Grownups

Chris Higgins

I've been a fan of Put This On for years: I first linked to them way back in 2009 after chipping in a few bucks to help fund their first episode.

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