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Niche Blogs: Emergency Occupations

Miss Cellania

The occasional niche blog list we have for you is usually full of entertainments and distractions. This list is a little different.

4 More 'Doctor Who' Stories Ripped From the History Books

Calli Arcale

We barely scratched the surface of historical Doctor Who in our previous post. Today, we'll look at a few of the historical adventures transmitted in the 1960s. 1.

11 Album Covers Re-imagined with Clipart

David K. Israel

Brain Game: Don't Surround Yourself

If you've played chess, you might be able to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge. If you've never tried the game, learn how.

Morning Cup of Links: Bluetooth Toothbrush

Miss Cellania

A 4-year-old Pekingese won Best in Show at this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Thomas Edison's Eccentric Job Interview Questions: A Cheat Sheet

Maggie Ryan Sandford

Thomas Edison had an encyclopedic memory, and by the early 1920s, he had become increasingly frustrated by the fact that college graduates applying to work for him didn’t have a wealth of knowledge co

The Late Movies: PS22 Kids Sing the Hits

Chris Higgins

The Public School 22 Chorus is a delight -- a choir of fifth graders who sing their hearts out.

If the Cops Mistakenly Kick Down Your Door, Who Pays for the Damage?

Ethan Trex

If the authorities knock down your door while following procedure to catch you in some nefarious act, you’ll be paying for your own door-fixing contractor.

3,117 Coins Stacked on One Dime

Chris Higgins

Got nerves of steel, thousands of coins, and seven hours to kill? No? How about four minutes and a web browser? Okay, perfect.

Why Are Unidentified People Called John or Jane Doe?

Matt Soniak

From the courts to the morgue, if the government doesn’t know someone’s name or wants to withhold it, they give them one of these as a placeholder.

12 Beautiful Works of Tape Art

David K. Israel

Artist Rebecca Ward constructs fun works of art that redefine the architectural space she's working in.

Brain Game: Short Spell #7

It's time for a new Wednesday Wordplay challenge here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck! ONE of the four words in the following list is misspelled.

Morning Cup of Links: The MRI Love Game

Miss Cellania

Can your feelings of love show up on an MRI scan? You betcha, especially if those emotions are made into a competition. * Whitney Houston's Road to Ruin.

From Curing Dandruff to Finding You a Husband: 11 Amazing Benefits of Listerine

Stacy Conradt

Is there anything Listerine can't do?

Things Crashing Into Libraries

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

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