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The Jackson Family Feud

Katherine Jackson’s nine children have lived their whole lives in the public eye. Michael Jackson tried to shield his three children, Prince, Paris, and Blanket, from publicity, but two of them are teenagers now and have discovered the power of social media. In the past week, Katherine Jackson was gone for several days under mysterious [...]

Our Most Popular Stories Since September 14th

Since my daughter Katherine was born on September 14th, I haven’t been obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com, and we haven’t been posting The Week’s Most Popular Stories. But now that paternity leave is behind me, here’s what I missed: 1. 10 Ways to Game Up Your Home, by Miss Cellania * 2. The Surprising Voices Behind Cartoon Characters, by Ethan [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Lesser-Known Celebrity Couples

I don’t know about you, but I’m super sick of tabloids combining the names of celeb couples to create a new word, like Brangelina (succinct, isn’t it?) and TomKat. Of course, these are some of the most well-known celebrity pairings. There are some out there that might surprise you – past and present. And if [...]

British Pubs: Signs of the Times, Part Two

“QUANTUM SHOT” #593Link – article by Simon Rose Pub signs are almost like time machines… Some locals may even intentionally design ugly signs in order to keep their beloved pubs to themselves. Sometimes this strategy works, sometimes it leads to…. a DRB article. First, for a little vintage beer-related eye-candy, check out these Labatt’s Canadian trucks from [...]