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The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Number 10

Stacy Conradt

Number 10 Downing Street, that is. We do a lot of posts about the White House and its notable residents here on the _floss, but not quite as many on their counterparts.

How To Report the News

Chris Higgins

This is brilliant: British journalist/humorist Charlie Brooker presents a recipe for reporting the news in the two-minute clip below.

January's Most Popular Quizzes

Jason English

1. The Cable Connector Quiz by David K. Israel * 2. Lifetime Movie or Megadeth Song? by Craig Dorfman * 3. Trading Places, Coming to America or Beverly Hills Cop? by Brett

Upside Down Portraits

Jason English

It doesn't take much to make me dizzy. Just hanging my head upside down behind my chair gives me a mean case of the spins.

Throwback: 4 Football Games From the Good Old Days

Rob Lammle

Most of us never had a chance of playing in the NFL, but that didn't stop us from dreaming on a smaller scale by playing football games in our basements.

Colorful Changing Shower Head

Miss Cellania

In case there's anyone who hasn't bought me a wedding gift yet (oh yeah, that's everyone), I found what I want. The Colorful Changing Shower Head requires no wiring and no batteries.

Weird Website of the Week: Selleck Waterfall Sandwich

Ransom Riggs

I have to say, I'm consistently amazed that A) websites like this exist, and B) people (like me) find them interesting enough (for a minute or two at least) to scroll through them and laugh and t

Brain Game: Rebirth

Apologies for the Brain Game hiatus last week; it was necessary for me to spend time with my family. Sincere thanks to the well-wishers out there.

Morning Cup of Links: Axe Cop

Miss Cellania

The Jihadist Next Door. How an Alabama honors student ended up as one of the leaders of a terrorist group targeting Somalia.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

The title of this video project says it all: People In Order, Age 1 To 100. Each participant beats a drum, as a sort of ceremonial gong moving on to the next age.

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, Oprah!

Stacy Conradt

Yes "“ the world's most powerful woman (according to some reports, anyway) is celebrating the big 5-6 today.

Why Is Snow White?

Matt Soniak

Snow is just a bunch of ice crystals getting together, hanging out and having fun. So why is snow white when ice has no

Cliff Clavin on Jeopardy!

Jason English

(Just in case you hadn't seen the Cheers episode where Cliff appears on Jeopardy! that I referred to in this morning's Friday Happy Hour, here's a

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