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    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.One of the most beloved pop-culture holidays of the year is Star Wars Day. Every May 4 (also known as M...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Mother’s Day is almost here, and if you’re still looking for the perfect gift or card to give on the bi...
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    Courtesy of CNN FilmsGabby Giffords Wont Back Down begins with the former Arizona representative placing flowers in memorial vases for victims of gun violence. With a voiceover rife with potent pauses, her cadence sounds for a moment like a spoken wo...
    Screenshot: YouTube“I’ve always been attracted to characters that mean well, but fail miserably,” writer-director Matt Vesely explained to Short of the Week of his sci-fi comedy My Best Friend Is Stuck on the Ceiling. The short film was released a...
    A dagger made from meteors was found in the tomb of King Tut.(Image credit: Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)A gold-hilted dagger found in the tomb of King Tut surprised archaeologists when they discovered that it was made of a material forged in oute...
    A dagger made from meteors was found in the tomb of King Tut.(Image credit: Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)A gold-hilted dagger found in the tomb of King Tut surprised archaeologists when they discovered that it was made of a material forged in oute...
    A dagger made from meteors was found in the tomb of King Tut.(Image credit: Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)A gold-hilted dagger found in the tomb of King Tut surprised archaeologists when they discovered that it was made of a material forged in oute...
    A dagger made from meteors was found in the tomb of King Tut.(Image credit: Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)A gold-hilted dagger found in the tomb of King Tut surprised archaeologists when they discovered that it was made of a material forged in oute...
    A dagger made from meteors was found in the tomb of King Tut.(Image credit: Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)A gold-hilted dagger found in the tomb of King Tut surprised archaeologists when they discovered that it was made of a material forged in oute...
    Valentine’s Day—perhaps more than any other American tradition—has undergone a most profound transformation over the past quarter of a century or so. Growing up in the Midwest in the late ‘70s and ‘80s, I recall this mid-winter holiday as a...