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Father Offers $65 Million Bounty to Any Man Who Can Woo and Marry His Lesbian Daughter

A father seeking suitors for his daughter’s hand in marriage is nothing new, but what makes this story a bit unusual is the bounty of $65 million a Hong Kong billionaire offered to anyone [...]

Mrs. Dear Leader

The “mystery woman” seen with Kim Jong-un recently was the source of international speculation, which all turned out to be wrong. The North Korean leader married “Comrade Ri Sol Ju” a few years ago, even before his father died. Ri Sol Ju is said to be a 27-year old graduate student at Kim Il-sung University, pursuing [...]

The Funniest Father’s Day Tweet

The best Father’s Day Tweet was sent by Ronan Farrow, who is the only biological child of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen together. In case this Tweet doesn’t mean anything to you, his mother actress Mia Farrow adopted several children and then had a relationship with director Woody Allen for 12 years, but they never [...]

Male Seahorse Giving Birth

Happy Father’s Day, Neatoramanauts! To help you celebrate, here’s a video clip of a male seahorse becoming a daddy by doing something that moms usually do: giving birth. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] [...]

15 Dad Facts for Father’s Day

A few years ago, we asked some of our favorite mental_floss writers to send us their favorite dad-related facts and stories for our newsletter. Here are 15 you can use around the grill today. 1. Halsey Taylor invented the drinking fountain as a tribute to his father, who succumbed to typhoid fever after drinking from a [...]

Beware The Wrath Of The #1 Dad

(YouTube Link) Father’s Day has never been so action packed, or so deadly… Watch as the #1 Dad gets revenge on the baddies who ruined his barbecue, one fatherly task at a time. But can he defeat the mad toolbox skills possessed by the Carpenter? –via TDW

Dad’s Not Worth As Much As Mom When It Comes To Household Chores

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, so tell your dad that you love him and that you appreciate all the daddy duties that he did, like getting rid of that icky bug from the house. But don’t tell him that he’s [...]

E.T. Hand

E.T. Hand – $24.95 Father’s Day is June 17th. Don’t just phone home. Get your geeky Dad a gift he will really love. Get him the E.T. Hand from the NeatoShop. This great prop replica of E.T.’s hand has a light-up finger. The finger glows when pressed. Warning: Dad may still try to talk you into pulling [...]

‘Dead’ boy wakes up at his own funeral

A two-year-old who was believed to be dead shocked his family when he woke up before being buried. His father Antonio Santos described the scene as hi…

A Hand on His Shoulder

You don’t see a tattoo this personal and meaningful very often. Redditor plazma15′s father died last year. When the funeral home offered to make a thumbprint for the family, he asked for an entire hand print. This past weekend, he had his father’s hand print inked on his shoulder permanently. Link