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The mental_floss Guide to the NCAA Tournament: The Midwest

We’re going region by region, giving you one fun fact about each team in the tournament. Last up, the Midwest! (1) North Carolina © Duomo/CORBIS Yearning to learn more about your kidneys? Head to the University of North Carolina’s Carl W. Gottschalk Collection. The 12,400-item collection houses legendary medical professor Gottschalk’s passion: historical items related to the study [...]

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme!

Welcome to the (almost) weekend! Like every Thursday night, we’re playing Guess the Theme! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Alan Jackson – Chattahoochee Foo Fighters – Everlong Spice Girls – Wannabe The Steve Miller Band – The Joker The Offspring – Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)