The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Want to contribute to a worthy cause and get your favorite celebrity to do something awesome and/or ridiculous? That’s the idea behind Charity Bribes.
Thanks to the internet, the world can sometimes seem awfully small.
The crowd at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this past weekend was treated to a “live” performance from an artist none of them expected to see up on stage: Tupac Shakur.
In this short video, explainmaestro C.G.P Grey explores the history of copyright, using the only slightly less alarming headline Copyright: Forever Less One Day (there's also a transcript at tha
People with disabilities have the same aspirations as anyone, whether they came up with a dream before or after they became disabled.
The second day of the workweek brings with it a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.
Lincoln Sadler eyes one of his favorite fishing spots, Great Rock, from a distance, but times his approach around an oncoming boat so as not to reveal the rock’s secr
The Pulitzer Prizes have been announced, and for the first time since 1977, no fiction titles won.
From a Zombie invasion to a March Madness app infecting all our cellphones, governments are preparing for the worst.
1. A Zombie
In this 6-minute video, scientists show what plankton look like -- when photographed through a microscope.
I directed a short video starring Hongbing.
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For generations, entrepreneurial kids have set up card tables in front yards to sell ice cold drinks to passers-by.
Dogs image via ShutterstockDogs seem to stick their heads out of moving cars almost any chance they get.
As has become the custom here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game, we open the work week with a new Monday Math Square.