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At the Libraries: Finding Love in a Bookstore

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

8 Odd and Awesome Musical Instruments

Miss Cellania

We've shown you many strange and different musical instruments, but there are always more to be discovered.

Too Young to Die: Photojournalism at its Best and Grimmest

Ransom Riggs

I've really been enjoying myself over on Kickstarter, a social networking site that helps fund and follow independent creative projects.

Brain Game: Hit Movies!

Every Thursday is Think Thursday at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: When Harry Met...

Miss Cellania

Jean-François Rauzier makes huge high-resolution pictures with amazing attention to detail.

The Quick 10: 10 of the Most Expensive Desserts Ever

Stacy Conradt

For me, there's nothing better than warm chocolate chip cookies out of the oven to satisfy a sweet tooth.

The Late Movies: Jacobus, A Vlogger from the 14th Century

Chris Higgins

Tonight, for your viewing pleasure, the video blog of Jacobus, a 14th-century serf with a suspiciously bad accent.

Fresh Perspectives: Libya

David K. Israel

Ever wonder what The Colbert Report might look like with children panelists? Look no further

Dr. Ruth's Game of Good Sex and Other Absurd Celebrity Video Games

Cole Gamble

Making a good video game is incredibly difficult. It requires loads of talent, creativity, hard work and time. In contrast, making a bad video game is rather easy.

Beefing up the Kids Aisle of the mental_floss Store

Jason English

We're expanding the mental_floss online store and we need your help! Specifically, let's talk about the Kids section.

Bottle Rocket: Dignan's Notebook

Chris Higgins

In Wes Anderson's first movie Bottle Rocket, a young Owen Wilson plays Dignan, a wannabe criminal whose prior work experience includes lawn maintenance -- before he was fired.

How Hard Is it to Dissolve a Body?

Meghan Holohan

During the Sicilian Mafia wars of the early 1980s, residents of Palermo feared the “white shotgun” or lupara bianca—a murder where the body disappears.

9 Really Dangerous Pieces of Art

Rob Lammle

Normally when artwork is described as “dangerous,” it means it challenges the viewer to think and feel outside their comfort zone.

Dietribes: Pecans

Allison Keene

• The history of pecans can be traced back to the 16th century.

William Swallow's Excellent Adventure

Erik Sass

Back when Australia was a penal colony, Macquarie Harbor, Tasmania, was the place that Britain sent criminals who were really bad… or really clever.

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