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Party Like a Hobbit at Chicago’s Lord of the Rings Pop-Up Bar

Take “second breakfast” shots with Gandalf, Frodo, and the rest of the fellowship of the ring (in cardboard form). Source…

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Charge Your Smartphone Fast | Mental Floss

Despite how carefully you try to store your leftovers, most plastic containers aren’t airtight, and oxygen is often the culprit…

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New Yorker Covers Visualized by Color

Even if you can’t explain the significance behind every color and symbol used in road signs, you may understand them…

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Malcolm X Facts | Mental Floss

The ’80s were a time when everything was bigger and brighter: Hair was high; fashion was loud; even the slang…

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History Vs. Podcast: Theodore Roosevelt vs. Bigfoot

Mental Floss has a new podcast with iHeartRadio called History Vs., about how your favorite historical figures faced off against…

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Friday’s Best Amazon Deals Include Cuisinart Cast-Iron Cookware, Tool Sets, and Beats Headphones

As a recurring feature, our team combs the web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what…

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Can You Pick the Authors Who Created These Famous Literary Characters?

Match famous fictional figures like Severus Snape and Captain Ahab to the masterminds who imagined them. Source link

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How Mr. Whipple Made Advertising History

Divorced, depressed, and with his midsection growing, Sy Sperling stood in front of a mirror at his home in Long…

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Sy Sperling’s Hair Club History

Divorced, depressed, and with his midsection growing, Sy Sperling stood in front of a mirror at his home in Long…

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Why Daylight Saving Time Starts at 2 a.m.

If you see someone burst from the doors of a theater, spin around three times, spit over their left shoulder,…

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