Welcome to our new series Floss:Handmade, where we showcase creative products we've added to the mental_floss store and the people who make them.... READ ON
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Chameleons are often described as the “quick-change artists” of the animal kingdom, rapidly altering the shade of their skins to blend into their environment. The animal kingdom is filled with amazing color-changers, several of whom dramatically outdo the chameleon clan in the skill of rapid-fire camouflage... READ ON
At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."