Guided by Parasites: Toxoplasma Modified Humans. The parasite that hijacks rats to get to cats also has strange effects on the human brain. NSFW text. (via Boing Boing)
Funeral planning outside the box. Or, how to spice up your sendoff by making it a spectacle everyone will want to attend. (via Fark)
Urlesque has a collection of screen captures featuring subtitles so bad they deserve to be kept for posterity. Some are TV feeds, which have to be done in an instant, but most are bootlegged movies... READ ON
by Robert Isenberg
In the aftermath of the Cold War, Bosnia became a red-hot battleground teetering on the edge of destruction—until one man and his family dug their countrymen to... READ ON
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you... READ ON
Starting things off with some moolah: a collection of very strange currencies from around the world (including giant stones whose value is determined by age and how many died transporting it!)
Looking for some summer travel plans? Instead of throwing a dart at the map, consider some of these 13 awesome filming locations you can actually visit, and get in a factory tour or two while you're at it!... READ ON
From Kevin, "This seemed significantly flossy enough, what with its combination of mummies, humor, archaeology and puppets. A great video from an amazing artist."
In honor of Gary Coleman: "Whatchu talkin about Willis?" Are these really 20 of the Greatest 80s Catch Phrases?... READ ON
The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.