Old people aren’t always wise. After all, they used to think these insane inventions were a good idea.

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: A Rare Interview With the Mathematician Who Cracked Wall Street

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A teaser trailer of sorts has been released for the new film based on the novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by former mental_floss writer Ransom Riggs.

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Apparently the recycling business in America is in the garbage. Can it be fixed?

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Speaking of trash, here is a really good idea to keep people from tossing things on the ground.

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Pottery Barn now has an incredibly-cool Millennium Falcon bed for kids (or adults that don’t mind being uncomfortable). Sure, it’s pretty pricey, but can you put a price on things this cool?

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And it’s all Star Wars all day today, so check out Adam Savage explaining the speed of laser blaster rounds.