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What Does the Future Hold for Libraries?

Ransom Riggs

With last weekend's release of the iPad, more pundits than ever are proclaiming the book an endangered species. Bookstores are closing left and right.

Morning Cup of Links: Parking Tickets

Miss Cellania

Pigeons outperform humans at the Monty Hall Dilemma. Ah, but they had an edge in that they got to practice all day instead of just thinking it through!

Born to Run: 7 Incredible Escape Stories

the mag

By Erik Sass If you're looking to make an unforgettable getaway, let Winston Churchill, Geronimo, and the slave who mailed himself to freedom show you the way. 1.

Easter with... the Duracell Bunny?

Kara Kovalchik

The Energizer Bunny was ripped off from a Duracell commercial? The outfits worn by Playboy Bunnies were the first patented work outfits?

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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

The Weekend Links: Sunday Edition

Allison Keene

The ultimate couch potato accessory: a universal remote that doubles as a bottle opener (surely having liquid and electronics so close together isn't a great idea ...)

Star Wars Sound Effects Quiz

David K. Israel

So you say you know your Star Wars flicks when you hear 'em? Prove it. Our friends at boingboing.net posted my quiz today. Take the quiz

Inside the Augusta Cocoon

Bud Shaw

When Tiger Woods announced he'd make his comeback at the Masters, a British bookmaker immediately installed him as a 4-1 favorite.

The Weekend Links: Saturday Edition

Allison Keene

Never underestimate the myriad uses for bacon: flamethrowers, vodka, bouquets, here are the 10 most ponderous pork usages. * An interactive guide to the Periodic Table - even those who were superbl

Peeps Sushi, Quite the Easter Treat!

Jill Harness

Looking for something a little more inspired than standard deviled eggs to serve at your Easter gathering?

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Late Movies: Gone With the Wind

Miss Cellania

Sure, you've seen the 1939 movie Gone With the Wind, who hasn't?

The Quick 10: 10 Faberge Egg Surprises

Stacy Conradt

While those of us who do the egg-decorating thing will likely content ourselves with store-bought dyes and stickers this Sunday, there is a certain set of people whose Easter décor is more likely to

Welcome Our New Towel-Folding Robot Overlords

Chris Higgins

UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Jeremy Maitin-Shepard has developed a robot capable of folding towels. Watch in the video below as the robot inspects, folds, and stacks the towels.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Jacques Cousteau

Ethan Trex

French naval officer, explorer, and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau helped millions of people learn about what goes on under the ocean's surface.

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