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New Museum on the Brothers Grimm Opens In Germany

Shaunacy Ferro

Located in the brothers' longtime home of Kassel, the museum celebrates them as pioneers of German language studies.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'Two Brothers,' 'Twilight Children,' and more.

Caramel Apples Linked to Deadly Listeria Infection

Kate Horowitz

But don't give up on them just yet.

The Musical Easter Egg Hidden in Windows 95

Mental Floss UK

"Clouds" might be the catchiest noise Windows 95 ever made.

Inside a French Museum Filled With Miniature Movie Sets

Rebecca OConnell

Professional miniaturists were once relied on to create entire movie scenes in 1/12 scale.

A High-Tech Selfie Stick for Serious Filmmakers

Andrew LaSane

This isn't your grandmother's selfie stick.

What Do Those Numbers On Your Toaster Mean?

Mental Floss UK

No, they don't correspond to minutes. At least not always.

Study Suggests Women With Summer Birthdays Are More Likely to Be Healthy

Anna Green

Using a data set of around 450,000 men and women, scientists found that children born during the summer months were likelier to be heavier at birth, and taller as adults.

Why Do Some Farts Stink and Some Farts Don't?

Shaunacy Ferro

Not all of the gas you pass is smelly.

NASA Releases Super High-Resolution Video of Jupiter

Shaunacy Ferro

Hello there!

Can You Actually Learn in Your Sleep?

Anna Green

Before you invest in any programs that claim to teach you while you sleep, you should probably read this.

Time Capsule Film From a 1950s Mental Hospital Is Full of Mysteries

Shaunacy Ferro

What might that lost audio have contained?

Eye of a Honeybee Wins Microscope Photography Competition

Jen Pinkowski

The winning images were all taken under the microscope.

6 Insider Tips For Selling Your Book

Kyle Chayka the mag

A step-by-step guide on how to make it in the book-writing biz.

Watch 14 Minutes of Lost Animation From ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’

Anna Green

The rediscovered animation is a holy grail for Monty Python fans.