After a 2011 vote, Toyota announced that the official plural of Prius was Prii.
Last month we introduced you to nine real people whose pictures have become famous on the internet. Now meet eight more!
1. Ridiculously Photogenic
In 2000, Daniel Suelo opted out of the cash economy. For the past dozen years, he hasn't used money, hasn't paid taxes, and hasn't used government financial assistance services.
It took 70 years, but scientists have finally discovered how an injured fish notifies his peers when he is hurt, giving them the signal to bolt.
With only four cuts, you can turn any apple into a cool (albeit nerdy) puzzle.
Have at it with a brand-new Monday Math Square to jump-start this week's quintet of mentalfloss.com Brain Games.
A new poll of America's favorite cities shows the Pacific Northwest has a great reputation, with cities #one and #two.
Since last week marked the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the legendary ship has been mentioned almost everywhere. Then again, it never seems to fade far from memory.
Image Credit: Sylvie Beland/NASA
Today is Earth Day, the internationally designated time to pay extra-special attention to human impact on Earth’s ecology.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Yes, file this under "First World Problems," but I'm sure each of you has experienced at least one of these 21 Absolute Worst Things In The World and felt, for that moment, like it trul
The other day we set up a mental_floss Instagram account, then went to the grocery store and took some pictures. (We also needed food.) Here are some fun facts about the products we
When I posted some of my favorite songs from 1971 last year, y'all seemed to like them. How about another great year for music?
Freedom of speech? Not if it's deemed "obscene." These celebrities found that out the hard way.
Back when amusement parks started using cameras to capture the facial expressions of their guests on their most wild rides, the companies thought it would just be a good way to make some extra money b