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The Quick 10: Boston Marathon Facts

I’m out again next week, and once again, the lovely Adrienne Crezo will be keeping you entertained and educated. I know – it’s awfully close to my last vacation, but it’s actually just a trip postponed from last year. My sister-in-law ran her first Boston Marathon in 2010, you see, but I was too pregnant [...]

The Late Movies: Best of Conan

Since the last episode of The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien airs tonight, here are some of Conan’s best moments from his 16+ years with NBC, showcasing the qualities that make Conan, Conan. Believe me, it was very difficult to narrow it down. If you have a favorite clip not listed here, leave a comment [...]

$50 Challenge Winner: Congratulations, Allison Young!

It took Allison Young all of five minutes to correctly answer the ten questions in our $50 Challenge. Congratulations! She’s won a shopping spree in the mental_floss store. And this month’s random t-shirt winners are Ryan Pelster and Meri Beck, who also had all the right answers. I’ll be in touch about your prizes. 1. [...]

The $50 Challenge!

Here are ten questions that you’ll need the latest issue of mental_floss magazine (or some crazy good luck) to answer correctly. The first person to submit the correct answers for all 10 questions to flossychallenge@gmail.com wins a $50 gift certificate to the mental_floss store. And we’ll award free mental_floss t-shirts at random to three other [...]