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The Late Movies: Happy 70th Birthday, Garrison Keillor

Erica Palan

Beloved public radio personality Garrison Keillor turned 70 years old today.

What Is a Blue Moon, and How Rare Is It?

Kara Kovalchik

Stockbyte/John FoxxBefore Curiosity landed on Mars, the main topic of discussion among amateur astronomers was the blue Moon that is scheduled to make an appearance on August 31.

The Missing Links: How to Turn Junk Mail Into A Big Payday

Colin Patrick

A Perfectly Legal $95,000 Bank Heist Patrick Combs deposited a $95K junk mail bank check as a joke, fully expecting the transaction to be declined.

The Science of "Breaking the Seal"

Matt Soniak

If you like beer, and like it in large quantities, this might be a familiar scenario: You sit down at the bar, get a beer and drink it. You drink another one. Maybe a third.

Meet Bobak Ferdowsi, NASA's "Mohawk Guy"

Chris Higgins

Bobak Ferdowsi is Flight Director on the Mars Science Laboratory mission (aka Curiosity).

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.