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mental_floss Gets Curbed

If you’re a fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm and you watched the season finale this past sunday night, you might have noticed a mental_floss cameo appearance. Larry sat down to wait for his date, who was running a few minutes late, and looked over the coffee table where a bunch of magazines were sitting, including [...]

Trees Covered in Spider Webs

The floods in Pakistan devastated not only the human population of that country, but much of its fauna. Many spiders survived only by crowding into trees, producing pictures like those you see above. Duncan Geere of Wired UK explains: With more than a fifth of the country submerged, millions of spiders climbed into trees to escape [...]