How a Friendly Writing Contest Resulted in Three Literary Classics

Stacy Conradt

These days, damp, rainy spells usually inspire us to curl up on the couch and watch an American Pickers marathon (tell me that's not just me).

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme X

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday night...time once again for everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

How Much Do Professional Sports Commissioners Make?

Scott Allen

During tonight’s NBA draft, commissioner David Stern has been shaking hands with the league’s newest crop of rookies, welcoming them into a life of luxury and a potential lockout.

How Did You Know? – Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Look Who's Back!

Jason English

It's been a few years since mental_floss co-founder Mangesh Hattikudur was actively involved in this site.

Whatever Happened to Hitler's Body?

Matt Soniak

In the early morning hours of April 29, 1945, Adolf Hitler married his longtime girlfriend Eva Braun in the map room of his underground bunker in Berlin.

4 Million Bananas: Wal-Mart by the Numbers

Haley Sweetland Edwards

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court threw out a colossal class-action suit against Wal-Mart on behalf of about 1.5 million female workers, who claimed the retail behemoth had discriminated against th

Lunchtime Quiz: U.S. Representative or Little Rascal?

Jason Plautz

Lately there's been some evidence that our U.S. Congress might be full of rascals.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Everything is a Remix Part 3: Innovation and Creation

Chris Higgins

Today I'm pleased to point you to the third part of the Everything is a Remix series.

We Now Have a New York Times Best-Selling Author on Staff

Jason English

Congrats to Ransom, whose book debuted at #7 on the New York Times Best Seller list!

10 Funny and Fabulous Flowcharts

Miss Cellania

Flow charts are wonderful for mapping processes for machines, as they lay out a sequence of binary decisions, meaning yes or no.

Brain Game: Balls Galore!

On his Web page at New Jersey's William Paterson University, author/editor/professor Stephen R. Shalom posted five Sports Stumpers that included the following trivia gem.

Morning Cup of Links: Work Smarter

Miss Cellania

Polly wants to stay one step ahead of you! Parrots are capable of sophisticated reasoning. * Harrowing, Heartbreaking Tales of Overworked Americans.

The Worst First Pick in Basketball History

Ethan Trex

There’s not much we can say with certainty as Thursday's NBA draft approaches. Some team will get a terrific bargain in this draft.