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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 best parts about summer is the ability to cook outdoors, but finding an affordable grill can...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Summertime means staying outdoors as long as possible. However, pesky mosquitoes can ruin the fun. Find...
    Among other reasons, the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones was notable because it includes the longest battle sequence ever filmed. The third episode, “The Long Night,” features an epic showdown between the forces of the living and the dead at th...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.A sweet confection that combines two beloved foods, the ice cream sandwich is a nostalgic treat that co...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.May is typically when fruits and vegetables like strawberries, cherries, and tomatoes are at their peak...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Pools across the country are about to open as the summer season starts. But for most folks, the mainten...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.For any pool party, barbecue, or beach day on the horizon, you’ll want to bring along a portable, light...
    When it comes to easy access to drinking water, Chicago has it made. The city sits on Lake Michigan, which accounts for an impressive 4 percent of the entire world’s unfrozen surface freshwater.  The process of making it potable is impressive, too. Intake...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Whether you’re putting together a summer feast for your family or just want to prep your lunch for the ...