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What's Your Middle Name and Would You Like to Change It?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

Man Trades Cat Pictures for Free Router

Jill Harness

Liam was having a problem with his router. It's not so much that the router didn't work, his cat just happened to love sleeping on it — knocking out the cord on a regular basis.

Werner Herzog's "On Death Row" Premieres Tonight

Chris Higgins

Werner Herzog premieres a four-part miniseries tonight (Friday, March 9) on Investigation Discovery at 10pm ET/PT.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Tuba Thefts Linked to Banda Music A rash of tuba thefts may be attributed to the popularity of a genre of music called banda.

Brain Game: Three I's

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge isn't tough, but it's been a long week (hasn't it?) so we're taking it easy on you today.

Morning Cup of Links: Angry Birds in Space

Miss Cellania

A photo essay follows a group of greyhounds from their racing days in Tijuana to new loving homes in the U.S.

At the Libraries: Little Libraries Abound

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a

11 of the Most Beloved Sherman Brothers Songs

Stacy Conradt

Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, chances are pretty good that you’ve had a Sherman Brothers song firmly stuck in your head at one point or another.

It Came From Space! Man-Made Objects That Crashed Back to Earth

Calli Arcale

Most orbital debris is in low Earth orbit, where "what goes up must come down" — derelict satellites, spent rocket boosters, explosive bolt shrapnel, payload fairings, interstage structures,

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!

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