PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
Wikimedia CommonsThe Harlequin Mantis Shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) typically uses its dactyl clubs to smash shellfish until it gets to the good stuff—soft tissue it can eat.
You'd think that there are enough scary animals in Australia that monstrous legends wouldn't be necessary.
Say hello to Michael, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Hear The First New Rolling Stones Song In Six Years.
1. "Nothing more than the expression and product of human
Selling Your Body To Science - While You’re Still
When some celebrity couples divorce, it's not at all surprising (here's looking at you, Kim and Kris).
You know what visions I get in my dreams? Visions of falling off of buildings (and doing the full body spasm thing when I hit the ground).
1. Charlie Sheen's Torpedo of Truth
1. Full House
We get frustrated with Hollywood's propensity for weird sequels that seem to have little or nothing to do with the original, but it just so happens that the practice is older than filmmaking itse
These men were up there in the 0.001 percent of their time—and they were all just a little bit bonkers.
Good luck with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge:
A candy machine has three buttons: one labeled RED, one labeled BLUE, and one labeled SURPRISE.
Do documentaries need to be fair to both sides of an issue? Even if one side is lying, crazy, or just plain ridiculous?
What do actors, musicians, and writers say when they die? I consulted the reference Last Words of Notable People by Bill Brahms to collect eleven examples. Read on, and get a hanky ready.1.