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10 Adorable Facts About Cabbage Patch Kids

7 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The holiday toy craze of 1983 inspired a line of counterfeit Kids that were stuffed with flammable rags. Collect 'em all!

7 Health Tips From Ancient Physicians

12 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Suffering from dysentery? Grab some beans!

How to Properly Use 'Who' vs. 'Whom'

11 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

You've always wondered, so let's set the record straight.

11 Things We Learned About Hedy Lamarr From Bombshell

12 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The actress invented a technology that would become the basis for Wi-Fi, but it wasn’t until 1990 that her accomplishments were recognized—which is the subject of a new documentary.

8 Death-Defying Facts About Super Dave Osborne

14 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The faux-stuntman is famous for his cartoonish sketches—but a tank nearly crushed him for real.

11 Savvy Gifts for the Gym-Goer

15 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

From slip-resistant yoga mats to smoothie makers, we've got ideas for the fitness enthusiast in your life.

12 Secrets of FedEx Delivery Drivers

19 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

They can usually tell if you're shipping drugs.

8 Things We Know About Stranger Things Season 3

22 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

While the wait for more ‘Stranger Things’ has just begun, we do know a few intriguing details about the upcoming third season.

A Brief History of Black Friday

yesterdayHumor / odd : mental_floss

It's the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, but where did this tradition start? And just how big is it?

A Speedy History of the Hess Truck

yesterdayHumor / odd : mental_floss

For more than 50 years, the toy truck has been a holiday rarity: a gas station gift that people actually want.

11 Savvy Gifts for the Runner in Your Life

yesterdayHumor / odd : mental_floss

Help your favorite runner reach their mileage goals year-round.

Can You Guess the Secret Word in This Brain Teaser?

yesterdayHumor / odd : mental_floss

There are six words written on a board. Can you guess the correct one based on these clues?

The Origins of 5 International Food Staples

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Some of your favorite foods had a little help from the canning industry, early farmers, and possibly Napoleon.

What's the Difference Between Stuffing and Dressing?

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Here's a hint: It doesn't have anything to do with whether it's been inside a dead bird.

The History Behind Why We Eat 10 Dishes at Thanksgiving

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Even Alexander Hamilton wanted you to eat turkey at Thanksgiving.

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