We offer digital subscriptions to mental_floss magazine through Zinio. Through Friday, they've lowered the price to a tempting $12.97! For the cost of three Starbucks Venti Tazo Chai Tea Lattes, you'll get a year's worth of mental_floss on your PC, Mac, iPad or iPhone. Probably other devices, too.
Head over to Zinio and take a look! You can preview the digital version by clicking on the... READ ON
There's only one day left to take advantage of our 20% off Thanksgiving Weekend sale. Head over to the mental_floss store and get 20% off shirts, games, puzzles, books and more when you use the code BLACKFRIDAY.
Then eat some leftovers and take a nap. Happy shopping!
* Sale ends Sunday at 11:59pm Eastern Time. Discount code not applicable to package deals, subscriptions and outlet items. Pictured Items: Split Decision, Pop Quiz Math Clock, Law School in a Box, mental_floss... READ ON
Just visit our store, fill up your cart, and enter the code SHIP4FREE before checkout.
(U.S. and Canada orders only. Sale ends November 22nd at 11:59pm Eastern... READ ON
Hey, Chicago Flossers: Just a quick reminder that we're bringing the (not yet) award-winning Mental Floss Trivia Show to the wonderful Goose Island Wrigleyville on Nov. 21st. Tickets are just $10 when you purchase them online , and we're donating all proceeds to 2 local incredible local charities-- the Gads Hill New Horizons mentoring program, and the Better Tomorrow Education Fund. So, if you like trivia, drinking and winning stuff (we've got Kodak, Hannspree, Warner Brothers Home Video, Goose Island and... READ ON
The early bird gets big savings in the mental_floss store. This week, practically everything is 20% off — t-shirts, Law School in a Box, Split Decision, Freudian Slippers, and lots more. Something for everyone!
After you've filled up your cart, use the coupon code EARLYBIRD to get the discount. But hurry! Do your shopping now because this offer ends tonight at 11:59pm Eastern Time.
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We've just been handed an envelope that contains the results of our Greatest Facts contest that coincided with the release of our new American History book. The winners are...
1) The U.S. Army suffered its worst defeat in 1791 on the Wabash River to a confederation of Eastern Woodlands tribes under Miami Chief Little Turtle. General Arthur St. Clair's force suffered nearly 900 casualties out of 1400 men, effectively wiping out 25% of the standing army at the time. (Submitted by Ross G. Shaw)
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We're on the hunt for the Greatest Facts in American History, and we're giving away $1000 in prizes in the hopes you'll help us find it!
Did you know that:
Growing up, George Washington celebrated his birthdate as February 11, 1733. But when British colonies adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1752, his birthdate was recalculated to the 22nd?
Or that until coffee gained popularity, beer was the breakfast beverage of choice in most urban areas of the United States? (Not that we’re endorsing that!)... READ ON
It's smarter than your old history teacher, funnier than the founding fathers and more American than Betty Crocker cradling an apple... READ ON
Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.