At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
This is by no means a complete list -- instead, it's a collection of videos of my favorite guitarists doing their mind-bending thing, whether that be shredding, flatpicking, fingerpicking, playin
Much like Alice (of Wonderland fame), the cost of higher education continues to grow and grow and grow.
In the late 1980's, Dan Pink made a terrible mistake: he went to law school. He didn't fare well, graduating in the bottom 10% of his class.
Happy Birthday to Isaac Newton (sort of"¦ skip to #5 for the scoop on that)! Although he's been a household name since his time, there's more to Isaac than meets the apple.
If you've been sitting on a great t-shirt slogan, now's your chance to turn it into cash.
My junior year of college I worked as a spy. At the age of 21, I liked to refer to myself as The Youngest Spy in the World. There was no real way of knowing if this was true.
There was no Google.
Boing Boing's Science Question From a Toddler series is fascinating because it provides surprisingly detailed answers to seemingly obvious questions.
The New Year holiday and that little bit of extra time off from work is a good time to get cleaned up, reorganized, and ready for a bright new year. I've been in the zone myself.
Welcome to a brand new year of mental_floss Brain Games.
What did you do on New Year's Eve?
Saturday, 01-02-2010, was the second Palindrome Day of the 21st century. The last time we celebrated was 10-02-2001.
by Tim Farrell
Forget magazine clippings and newspaper headlines.
Water Lowered for Farting Turtles
The staff at the Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre in Norfolk, England learned their lesson last year, when farting turtles set off overflow alarms at another aquariu
How to say the year. This is important in order to communicate properly and avoid petty disagreements. (via YesButNoButYes)
What Israel can teach us about security.
We've been counting down the year's most-read mentalfloss.com stories. First we rattled off #20 to #14. Then came #13 to #6. At long last, here are the five most popular stories of