On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
Reddit must have like 50 million readers. A few hours ago, Alatorr gave us a shout out halfway down this thread about the most intellectually stimulating websites.
If you can write equally well with either hand, then you are the one percent.
Choosy Expectant Moms Choose Cigs
Holy Moly. Imagine if this ad appeared today.
Don’t Play Games With Your Food.
Image credit: NASA
In 1859, while observing sunspots, a young astronomer named Richard Carrington recorded a geomagnetic storm so powerful, the electrical currents it sent to Earth were enough to k
The New York Times files away old photographs in a subterranean archive dubbed the morgue. This has been going on for decades.
To moms everywhere, we dedicate today's Monday Math Square mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge.
Place the digits 1 through 9 in the white blanks so that the mathematical equations work both a
The media is full of stories about millennials and their self-absorption.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
From Kristoforas, a kerning game. Not familiar with kerning? It's the space between words - essential for designers (here's an example … you're welcome) What were your top scores?
Installment #17: While the world focused on Italy’s war with the Turkish Ottoman Empire, an even bigger conflict was brewing in the Balkans, where an international conspiracy against the beleaguered T
No matter how many mistakes your mother may have made, there’s no way she's in the same class as these animal mothers.
I thought I had seen the pinnacle of animals invading sporting events with the Blackburn Rovers chicken (and before that, the Anfield cat!) but nay, there are (luckily) many more.
Vidal Sassoon passed away this week at the age of 84.
by David Shiffman
David Shiffman is a Ph.D.
Two years ago I wrote an article on the webcomic xkcd and the influence it has on its fans. We had another example this week. Monday, Randall Munroe posted a comic called Every Major's Terrible.