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7 Fabulously Named Fossils

Miss Cellania

When I researched the post 14 Great Names for Bugs, I found other wonderful species names, including some creatures that no longer exist.

Prince Harry is Partial Owner of a Racehorse Named Usain Colt

Jason English

John Stillwell/PA Photos/Landov Adrienne Crezo is on vacation this week, but she found time to share that fact with me yesterday. I am grateful.

Brain Game: Wow!

Those of you who know your state capitals should have a fun time with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge. Enjoy! Eleven different U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Sweet Frozen Liquid

Miss Cellania

The Mars Curiosity rover pulled off the most complex landing ever, millions of miles away.

Remembering Reebok's "Dan and Dave" Campaign 20 Years Later

Bud Shaw

Twenty years ago, Reebok introduced us to "Dan and Dave." Once American sports fans moved beyond their game of word association -- "Who?" -- the two men involved became part of

Awkwardness and Bawdy Talk: 7 Tales of Presidential Courtship

Julia Davis

You may be surprised to learn that not every politician is equipped with romantic game.

The Missing Links: A How-To Guide For Making Ice

Colin Patrick

Make Your Very Own Ice Cubes: A Step-by-Step Guide If you own the domain name Food.com, you better make sure you have all food bases covered.

4 Times Olympians Refused Their Medals

Scott Allen

South Korean fencer Shin A-Lam provided one of the indelible images of the 2012 London Olympics when she staged an hour-long, tearful protest after losing to Germany’s Britta Heidemann in an individua

Brain Game: Math Square #132

The beginning of the week brings with it a new Monday Math Square mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Reliant Robin Road Trip

Miss Cellania

Michael Phelps has won more Olympic medals than 154 participating nations, and didn't even medal in his first trip to the Games.


Chris Higgins

After a tense and slightly inebriated evening of watching NASA TV, I am pleased to report: NASA's Curiosity rover has

10 Lost Treasures That Could Make You Very Rich

Ethan Trex

You’ll need more than a map and a shovel to find these cultural gems. But trust us, it will be worth the effort. 1. Hitchcock's Missing

The Olympic Swimmer With Only One Leg

Miss Cellania

Oscar Pistorius is one of the best stories of the 2012 London Games. Yesterday, the South African double amputee advanced to the semi-finals of the men's 400-meters.

Weekend Links: Who's Your Olympic Body Match?

Allison Keene

This is so cool - the BBC has put together an Olympic Body Match where you input your height and weight and it will match you up with one (or more) Olympic athletes who match your body specs.

How to Watch Tonight's "Curiosity" Rover Landing

Chris Higgins

NASA's latest and greatest Mars rover, known as Curiosity, will attempt to land on Mars early Monday morning (or late Sunday night, depending on where you are on Earth).