At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
Yeah, yeah, yeah ... I'm always talking about how great Arcade Fire is and how much I love their latest album, The Suburbs.
As you might know, we’re kind of Disney freaks in this family.
Last week we told you about some of the celebrity professors who have turned up on college campuses in the past.
I don't usually watch skateboarding videos, but this one caught my eye (particularly the HD version).
When taking off from the thin strip of runway, pilots must make a sharp turn as they go airborne in order to avoid striking into a massive mountain range located just past the asphalt.
Sometimes very private people wish to withdraw from the world, and they have that right. Yet some cases may be more than just personal choice.
Big, successful, first-novels are usually followed by more. But here are 7 that, for one reason or other, qualify their authors for the One-Hit Wonder category:
1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper
This made the rounds a few weeks ago, but I think it's really funny and well-done -- and deeply, sadly true.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). One number is provided for you.
The only ones: Escaping near death. Being a sole survivor means relief, gratitude, grief, guilt, and the burden of telling the story for everyone else. (via Metafilter)
During the 38-week stretch from June 9, 1990, to March 1, 1991, either M.C.
In honor of tonight's mental_floss fantasy football league draft, here's a story on alternative fantasy leagues that first appeared last summer.
Fantasy football drafts are firing up, and
Military turncoats come in all shapes and sizes, motivated by all sorts of considerations: power, revenge, disillusionment, and, most often, the sound of a little extra coin.
If you're in the Cleveland area this weekend and looking for programming, the Ohio _flossers have a tent you could visit.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you