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Librarians Doing the "Thriller" Dance

Erica Palan

In her new book This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All, Marilyn Johnson explores the relevance of librarians in the technological age.

10 Interesting Edibles From the Fancy Food Show

Greg Sabin

This January brought the 35th annual Winter Fancy Food Show to San Francisco.

Wes Anderson Accepts Award Via Stop-Motion Animation

Chris Higgins

So the National Board of Review honored Wes Anderson, director of Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, and most recently The Fantastic Mr. Fox, with a Special Filmmaking Achievement award for Mr. Fox.

motionbox.com presents HDYK? - {day 3}

David K. Israel

Extreme Weirdness: Antarctica's "Blood Falls"

Ransom Riggs

There's a glacier in Antarctica that seems to be weeping a river of blood.

How Did Cameron Get an Indoor Stadium? The Names Behind 12 College Arenas

Ethan Trex

Now that college basketball season is in full swing, hoops fans are hearing a lot about teams' home arenas during broadcasts.

Video Game Furnishings for Your Home

Miss Cellania

There are so many furnishings and household items inspired by video games that you'd think hardcore gamers must be home decorating freaks.

Morning Cup of Links: Shark Teeth

Miss Cellania

30 Astounding Science and Tech Geeks.

The Late Movies: Covers of Morrissey & The Smiths

Chris Higgins

I'm a longtime Morrissey fan. From the first time I heard The Queen is Dead by Morrissey's band The Smiths in the 80's, I was hooked.

The Quick 10: Weird Celebrity Phobias

Stacy Conradt

Everyone has their weird phobias. Me, I hate clowns and people wearing costumes or masks that cover their faces (which is weird, considering how much I love Disney World).

How Did the Donkey & Elephant Become Political Mascots?

Matt Soniak

It all started with an insult.

2 New Tees, 1 Awesome Price (This Week Only: All Shirts $14.90)

Mangesh & Jason

Just visit the mental_floss store and enter the code NEWTEES before checkout. Sale ends Tuesday, February 2nd, at 11:59 pm

The Ins & Outs of Exotic Animal Smuggling

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Confessions of a Book Pirate

Chris Higgins

Did you know that books are being pirated? I sure didn't -- I thought piracy was limited to music, movies, and software.

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 2}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.

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