Pentheraphobia is the persistent fear of your mother-in-law.
While the days of truly great power ballads (and truly great hair in music videos) have passed, there is always time to sit back and reflect on the glory of a tough-as-nails metal musicians going soft
The people who occupy the strange world of Matt Groening’s Futurama seem like something that could only be created by a twisted merge between the worlds of “Metropolis,” “Eraserhead” and the upper wes
In this video, a Scottish computer nerd* named Andy installs MS-DOS 5, then Windows 1.0, and proceeds to upgrade through every major Windows version (except Windows ME, which we can all just pretend n
Many mental_floss readers contributed to the list of bookstore cats we met in the previous four posts on the subject -and I certainly appreciate your help!
This is Brain Game #696, and it’s Tuesday Test Time. Don protective gear now.
Two former U.S.
Chicken Chasing: A Cajun Mardi Gras Tradition.
In case you haven’t heard of him, Charlie Brooker is a British national treasure — and also a sneering, acidly sarcastic, fast-talking, hilarious journalist and TV presenter whose distinctly British t
In 1971, William Powell’s book The Anarchist Cookbook was first published.
The Monday Math Square turns 65 today, but retirement is still a ways off. Good luck!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from Afghanistan Sam, my buddy who’s been living in Kabul for the past several years.
Raymond Daniel Towler was imprisoned for almost 29 years for a crime he did not commit.
Certain people can feel a storm approaching. Their joints ache.
The NFL Scouting Combine sends a similar physical warning for me, but the symptoms are usually migraine-related.