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Evidence supports John the Baptist bones

Remains discovered in a 5th century monastary are thought to belong to John the Baptist himself. The bones were found embedded in an altar on the Svet…

The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs (The Southeast)

We may not be much help in filling out your bracket. But throughout this week we’re going to bring you a _flossy take on March Madness: one interesting fact about each of the 68 teams in the tournament field. Tonight we’re tackling the Southeast region. (1) Pittsburgh graduated its first female students in 1898. Sisters Margaret [...]