Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
I have had a theory for a long time that people, consciously or unconsciously, change their accents depending on who we are talking to and what we are talking about.
The Brain Game kicks off another week here at mentalfloss.com. Today's Monday Math Square is a bit unusual, in that five of the six calculations result in the number 2.
The Lazarus File. A 1986 murder was solved 23 years later as DNA technology caught up with an unlikely suspect.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Do you fear an NFL lockout because it may deprive you of a 2012 Puppy Bowl?
It feels good to be back, Flossers! I did enjoy my trip though - in fact, I found you a little ride along video.
Most any musical history book will tell you that the first Beatles record was "Love Me Do."
Sure, "Love Me Do," released October 5, 1962.
This week, we bought you The Buttered Cat Paradox, with a promise of some illustrated experiments on Friday.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
This is supremely nerdy. Back away from the computer now if you're not up to the task. Are the normals gone yet? Good.
Friggatriskaidekaphobia (or paraskevidekatriaphobia) is the name for the fear of Friday the 13th.
I've been dropping not-so-subtle hints about my upcoming YA novel for weeks now, but the day is finally here when I can share a little of it!
The world hasn't been quite as funny since we lost John Candy in 1994.
Man Jailed for Tortilla Dough
Antonio Hernandez Carranza drove from Carson, California, to visit his sister in Johnson City, Tennessee. He missed an exit and ended up in Asheville, North Carolina.
I strive to use original creations whenever possible for the mentalfloss.com Brain Game, but occasionally, I stumble upon an old challenge - often a visual one - that's worthy of reintroduction.