Know someone who needs a boost this winter? If the clever pizza box doesn't bring a smile to their face, the stuff inside surely will! Each package is stuffed with the mental_floss t-shirt of your choice and 2 of the latest issues of the magazine. The rest of the box is crammed full of delicious snacks and treats!
It's a great pick-me-up for homesick students or soldiers or friends who've recently settled in a new city. To let someone know you're thinking of them, just visit the mental_floss... READ ON
If you've been sitting on a great t-shirt slogan, now's your chance to turn it into cash. We've re-opened the mental_floss t-shirt submission mailbox, so you can send your best ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org. To see the kind of thing we go for, check out the t-shirt section of our store. We'll be checking that account periodically for the next couple weeks, and you'll be notified if your idea has been selected.
If we use your suggestion, we'll pay you $125 and, once it's available, send you your shirt.... READ ON
Since it's Christmas and all, we wanted to giveÂ you one last sneak peek at the new issue. This one comes from our cover story on Acts of Genius, Ripped from the Headlines. The story itself is pretty great (we cover Marie Curie's scandalous affair, why Paul Dirac never took off his 3-piece suit, how one man helped feed the entire world), but I'm just tossing you a sidebar on the Nobel Sperm Bank. Enjoy!
The Nobel Prize Sperm Bank—Deposits and Withdrawals
The Repository for... READ ON
Hurry! Offer ends Monday, December 21, at... READ ON
You don't want any part of the mall this time of year. Instead, find great gifts for your daughters, fathers, book club buddies, former roommates, and Secret Santa selections at the mental_floss store! Order now and get free shipping*. Just enter the code FREESHIP before checkout.
From Law School in a Box to The Global Puzzle to all our great t-shirts, there's something for everyone. And no oppressively long lines or angry mob of shoppers.
* Free shipping applies to U.S. and Canadian addresses... READ ON
The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and if you're struggling to find the right gift for someone special*, head on over to the mental_floss store. Until 11:59pm Eastern Time tonight, all tees are $14.90. We're guessing not everyone on your list has a "When Life Gives You Scurvy, Make Lemonade" shirt.
Just visit our store, fill up your cart, and enter the coupon code TEESALE before checkout.
* Or someone especially difficult to shop for. Or someone not particularly special you're... READ ON
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping this Thanksgiving weekend in the mental_floss store. We've got something for everyone: a Periodic Table Shower Curtain, The Mental Floss History of the World (now in paperback), the mental_floss board game or, for the baby on your list, a "My First Jackson Pollock" onesie—every spill is a masterpiece!
Or pick up something from our t-shirt collection. Big sellers this month include "I Avoid Cliches Like the Plague", "Ambiguity: What Happens in... READ ON
The mental_floss store has terrific holiday gifts for everyone from Grandpa to your Secret Santa pick. Through Monday, we're offering FREE SHIPPING on all U.S. & Canadian orders! So go on, knock out your shopping in one visit, and kick back.
Just enter the coupon code EARLYBIRD before checkout. Offer valid through Monday, November... READ ON
Until 11:59pm Eastern Time tonight, everything in the mental_floss store is 15% off. We've got something for everyone on your list, provided the people you love would enjoy things like the mental_floss board game, Global Puzzle, Freudian Slippers and Law School in a Box. Just enter the code FUNGAMES before checkout.
And don't forget, you get a free mental_floss tote bag with all orders over $50. Head over to our store and knock a few names off your list... READ ON
7-Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."