At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
Regardless of your feelings about smoking, I'm sure we can all agree that cigarette butts are pretty disgusting.
Tonight for the Late Movies, I'm trying something a bit different. Below is a collection of songs all with a common theme. In the comments, leave your best guess as to what that theme is.
Yesterday I linked to a Radiolab video about symmetry.
1. In the beginning, Tweety was pink. He was also named Orson.
It is once again a boom time for the titans of American business, with corporations posting high profits on eye-popping earnings statements; yet unemployment remains stubbornly high (with few signs po
Living in San Diego, I'm always shocked to find out just how many strange desert artworks there are within 100 miles of my home. It makes sense—the desert is a great place to put artwork.
Hank Green, brother of honorary lifetime Mental Flosser John Green and half of the videoblogging Vlogbrothers, has come up with a revolutionary new idea for a product, one that could enhance the movie
We can never know the world around us as it really is; we can only know it as our brains perceive it.
During a 2009 search for the Loch Ness Monster, scientists in Scotland discovered more than 100,000 submerged golf balls instead.
Today, the mentalfloss.com Brain Game brings you Think Thursday. The end of the week is near!
What does the following clue represent?
B A L L O _
Here is the ANSWER.
Today is National High Five Day! Do you know how the High Five came about?
13 Delicious Recipes Using Cadbury Creme Eggs (with links to each).
Sometimes you come across something so wonderful that you have to share it with the world. Tonight it's Sheezer, the all-female Toronto-based Weezer tribute band.
For most people, figs are little more than a tasty source of nutrients.
Radiolab is back with another excellent video, produced by Everynone (click that link to view a bunch of similar videos).
It's hard to describe what skydiving is like to someone who's never tried it (though I attempted to a few years ago), because before you've actually taken the plunge, all you can imagin