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Aelita Andre: Four-Year-Old Abstract Artist

Move over, Jackson Pollock – there’s a new art prodigy in town and she’s kicking butt and taking names. And dripping paint, too. Meet four-year-old Aelita Andre: [YouTube Clip] Without explaining who Aelita was or about her age, her mother showed some examples of her art to the curator of an exhibition she was herself due [...]

Thanksgiving Sale: 15% Off All Orders

Get a jump start on your holiday shopping this Thanksgiving weekend in the mental_floss store. We’ve got something for everyone: a Periodic Table Shower Curtain, The Mental Floss History of the World (now in paperback), the mental_floss board game or, for the baby on your list, a “My First Jackson Pollock” onesie—every spill is a [...]

Mail Time! Adorable Baby Photo of the Day

Readers Josh & Heather sent us these photos of Lilah, a budding young artist who has been putting her mental_floss “My First Jackson Pollock” onesie to good use. According to Mom, they decided not to wash the onesie and will be framing it instead. A masterpiece, indeed. If you have an action shot of someone [...]