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Secret Santa: Stranger Covers Christmas Layaways

We always hear about the nightmares of Black Friday, but people rarely talk about the kindness of strangers during the holiday season. When one secret Santa decided to cover three strangers’ layaway receipts at a K-Mart in Michigan, however, news outlets began to take notice. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, asked the worker at [...]

Last Chance for Free Shipping! (Ends at Midnight)

You don’t want any part of the mall this time of year. Instead, find great gifts for your daughters, fathers, book club buddies, former roommates, and Secret Santa selections at the mental_floss store! Order now and get free shipping*. Just enter the code FREESHIP before checkout. From Law School in a Box to The Global Puzzle [...]

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The mental_floss store has terrific holiday gifts for everyone from Grandpa to your Secret Santa pick. And this week, we’re offering FREE SHIPPING on all U.S. & Canadian orders! So go on, knock out your shopping in one visit, and kick back. Just enter the coupon code EARLYBIRD before checkout. Offer valid through Monday, November 23rd.