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Giant Cannibal Slugs Invade the UK

2 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

On their menu: crops, dead mice, and dog poop.

Can One Take an Oath of Office With Anything Other Than a Religious Article?

2 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Can one take an oath of office with one hand on anything other than a religious article? For a federal position, can a copy of the Constitution do the job? For state or other local offices, can one fulfill the “requirement” by usingShow More Summary

Everyone Loves Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccinos—Except Baristas

3 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The promotion is over, but chain employees still appear to be scarred.

Why Walking Makes Us Feel Good

3 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Scientists say each step we take sends a pulse of blood to the brain, leading to an “overall sense of wellbeing.”

11 Fascinating Facts About S. E. Hinton's ‘The Outsiders’ On Its 50th Anniversary

4 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton’s 1967 coming-of-age-novel, is a staple for young readers. Even if you’ve already delved into Ponyboy’s tumultuous adolescence, you can probably still learn something about the young adult classic, which was released 50 years ago today. 1. Show More Summary

How One Writer Packed Her Bags and Took Off for a Year as a Digital Nomad

6 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Writer Zoe Weiner will spend the next year traveling—and working—abroad.

Peggy Whitson Breaks NASA Record for Most Days in Space

6 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

It's one of many, many records held by the trailblazer.

Charles Crocker: The Man Who Built a 40-Foot-High "Spite Fence" Around His Neighbor’s House

6 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

When Nicholas Yung wouldn't sell his land to railroad baron Charles Crocker, Crocker built a 40-foot fence around his house and blotted out the sun.

30 Fierce Barbra Streisand Quotes for Her 75th Birthday

6 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

“I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.”

A Brief History of Soyuz 1, Fifty Years Later

6 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

What started as a tragedy led to the world's most reliable space launch system.

Morning Cup of Links: The Spinal Tap Lawsuit

10 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

We got the links to start your week out right!

Take a Virtual Tour of Atlantium, Australia's Smallest 'Country'

10 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The 200-acre micronation overlooks the Lachlan River Valley in New South Wales.

What's the Beer Capital of the United States?

16 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Vermont has a lot of breweries per capita, but it's not the nation's best place for a craft brew, according to these metrics.

Scientists Record an Extremely Intimate Look at How Dolphins Get It On

22 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Researchers used a CT scanner to watch how dolphins' oddly shaped junk fits together during sex.

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