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TNG Season 8: The Best Twitter Feed for Star Trek Nerds

Chris Higgins

If you're a Trek fan, there's an embarrassment of riches for you on Twitter -- you can follow cast members including Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, heck -- even Shatner and Nimoy a

20 Legendary Athletes Who Finished Up With Another Team

Scott Allen

SAM RICHE/MCT /Landov On Wednesday, Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts officially parted ways after 14 seasons.

7 Fairy Tale Castles

Miss Cellania

Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful young girl, who was a lot like you.

Brain Game: Pieces of Eight

I had a recent dream where the number "8" kept popping up.

Morning Cup of Links: Solar Storm

Miss Cellania

A massive solar flare has produced the biggest solar storm in five years, which will reach Earth today, possibly causing satellite outages.

The Late Movies: Johnny Castaway

Chris Higgins

Last week I posted a roundup of classic screensavers, but many commenters pointed out a big one that I missed: Johnny Castaway. Somehow, I had never seen Johnny!

Andrew Stanton on Storytelling: "Make Me Care"

Chris Higgins

In a new TED Talk from last week, director Andrew Stanton (Toy Story, WALL•E) tells some stories...including a famously profane story, that includes a single, deliciously well-placed f-bomb (in the fi

6 Fictional Fighting Styles (and How to Fake Them)

Benjamin Smith

1. Fighting style: Venusian

Dietribes: Lima Beans

Allison Keene

• Though we have come to pronounce them differently, Lima beans were indeed named for the capital of Peru where they have been growing for over 7,500 years.

What Is Point Blank Range?

Matt Soniak

Gun image via ShutterstockProbably not what you think.

Brain Game: Short Spell #8

Yes, today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game asks you to put on your spelling shoes. Good luck! Just ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled.

Morning Cup of Links: Oreo Centennial

Miss Cellania

Oreos are 100 years old now!

9 Regular People Who Became Memes

Adrienne Crezo

We may never know the true identities of Annoying Facebook Girl and Good Guy Greg, but we do know a little bit more about the people who inspired these memes. 1. College

The Late Movies: Walter Cronkite's Biggest News Stories

Erica Palan

On this day in 1981, acclaimed broadcaster Walter Cronkite retired from anchoring the CBS Evening News.

On This Date in 1975, Geraldo Aired the Zapruder Film for the First Time

Jason English

We all know John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, and we've all seen the Zapruder Film. But what you might not know is that the film didn't air on U.S.

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