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Counting Down Our Most Popular Quizzes of 2011 (#6-#10)

This weekend, we’ll be counting down the year’s top quizzes (see #11-#15). Pay attention to what’s been working, because on Monday we’ll start accepting suggestions for another installment of Reader-Submitted Quiz Week. What resume wouldn’t look better with “I wrote a quiz for mental_floss” down in the MISCELLANEOUS section? (Plus you can win a t-shirt, [...]

7 Fictional Holidays for Pop Culture Enthusiasts

If you’re a pop culture fan, then why not celebrate some of these alternative winter holidays next year? 1. Life Day There’s no doubt about the impact Star Wars has had on pop culture, but the weirdness that was the CBS Star Wars Holiday Special can’t really claim any credit for that. It is appallingly bad and [...]