One doesn’t usually hear about criminals whose take is measured in pounds. But James Bagarozzo, a parking meter mechanic from Buffalo, was just sentenced to 30 months in prison for stealing (and rolling) more than 10,000 pounds of quarters.

+ Photos: Capturing the human dramas at county fairs.

+ Mental Floss: Fifteen companies that originally sold something else.

+ Double Stuff Oreos don’t really contain double the stuff. It’s almost simpler now that we have absolutely nothing left that we can believe in.