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Berlin Is Now Home to the World's Largest Street Art Museum

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Museum for Urban Contemporary Art has an ever-changing mural-covered façade and a collection filled with works by international and local artists alike.

Scientists Discover 'Octlantis,' a Bustling Octopus City

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

It's the second "city" of gloomy octopuses (octopus tetricus) discovered in the area. Maybe they're not so gloomy after all.

XOXO: 20 Things You Might Not Know About Gossip Girl

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The high school ode to Upper East Side Manhattan premiered 10 years ago.

8 Big Moving Mistakes—And How to Avoid Them

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The movers are here, and your boxes are ready. But chances are, you made a few mistakes that could cost you your favorite dishes or your beloved picture frame. We’ve got the dirty moving deets straight from the pros so you can move in one piece.

This 'Smokeless' Fire Pit Promises a More Efficient Burn

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Imagine a campfire that burns longer and brighter, but without all the nasty smoke.

Unboxing Dr. Seuss Toys (and Facts)!

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Mental Floss unboxes Dr. Seuss toys and hits you with sublimely Seussical facts.

Why a Howling Wind Sounds So Spooky, According to Science

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Creepy dead trees actually play a part in the phenomenon.

This Project Will Change the Way You See City Streets

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Raubdruckerin is an experimental printmaking project that finds beauty in mundane urban features.

Brigido Lara, the Artist Whose Pre-Columbian Fakes Fooled Museums Around the World

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Lara's skills as a master forger got him out of jail—but by then his frauds were all over the world.

Want to Become a Billionaire? Study Engineering

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Many of the world's richest people studied engineering in college.

Looking for Work? Try Applying for Jobs in These 25 U.S. Cities

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Glassdoor ranked urban areas using metrics like available job openings, cost of living, and employee satisfaction.

Criminal Gangs Are Smuggling Illegal Rhino Horns as Jewelry

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

"If someone's walking through the airport wearing a necklace made of rhino horn, who is going to stop them?" one researcher asked.

ABBA Is Going on Tour—As Holograms

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The four living band members will be sitting these gigs out.

The Time a Wrestling Fan Tried to Shoot Bobby Heenan in the Ring

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

An attendee in Chicago was not happy with Heenan's foul play, so he drew a gun and started firing.

10 Cold War Artifacts From the Real-Life Bridge of Spies Auction

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The historic prisoner swap of Francis Gary Powers and a KGB spy happened 55 years ago.

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