Mental_Floss Studios

Fascinating Oyster Facts
How to Shuck an Oyster
This is Gelato Sushi
The Time New Zealand Taught Dogs to Drive
What's Inside an Etch A Sketch?
How Movie Sound Effects Are Made
How to Plate Like a Pro
How to Flip Food Like a Pro
5 Frightening Facts About Night of the Living Dead
Cake Frosting 101
How to Use the Whole Pumpkin
Mental Floss Tries Weird Candy
Paper Cutaway Art by Hazel Glass
The Story of Figurative Literally
Mesmerizing Metal Machines
What’s the Best Way to Keep a Jack-O-Lantern Fresh?
Melissa Huang's Adorable Animal Macarons
Hidden Metaphors in Anatomical Terms
Tantalizing Terrarium Cakes
The World's Creepiest Coffee Cups
These Creative Machines Transform Public Spaces
Archaeologists Race to Excavate 19th Century Coffins
Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Ninja Warrior?
Handy Uses For Those Silica Gel Packets
The Artist Who Draws With Paper
What's Inside a Rubik's Cube?
Sculptures That Defy Expectations
Things You Didn't Know Came From South Dakota
How to Use Your Knife Safely
Unboxing Dr. Seuss Toys (and Facts)!
This Project Will Change the Way You See City Streets
Things You Didn't Know Came From Nevada
Build This Battery Train
Things You Didn't Know Came From Arizona
Learn Basic Physics With Oobleck
Things You Didn't Know Came From North Dakota
A Tour of a New York City Rooftop Farm
Things You Didn't Know Came From Kansas
The Peculiar History of the Snail Sex Telegraph
Things You Didn't Know Came From Alaska
This Video Streaming Service Will Bore You to Sleep
Things You Didn't Know Came From Nebraska
Things You Didn't Know Came From Wyoming
Things You Didn't Know Came From Montana
Things You Didn't Know Came From Oklahoma
Things You Didn't Know Came From Utah
Things You Didn't Know Came From Kentucky
Things You Didn't Know Came From Maryland
Things You Didn't Know Came From Idaho
Things You Didn't Know Came From New Mexico
MENTAL FLOSS

newsletter

A super-skimmable daily digest.