In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Ahh, the art of self-defense. Important to study, fun to laugh at. While we don't want to get defensive about our choices, this Top 10, is, of course, subjective.
Today's Brain Game involves good, old-fashioned six-sided dice. If you rollÂ a singleÂ die, you haveÂ the sameÂ chance of rolling a 1 as you do rolling a 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6.
Cats and music go together like Romeo and Juliet, rest and relaxation, or green eggs and ham. No one really knows why, but there they
The true story behind the Little House books.
Last week's Musicians and Their Awesome Sesame Street Appearances was a big hit, so I thought I'd follow up with a whole bunch more Sesame Street musical performances.
Last week, we declared that the Laurel Hill Hoboes had the best high school nickname/mascot/logo combination.
The British are known for their stiff upper lips "“ but also for their sense of the absurd.
Need a way to waste your afternoon instead of working? Why not play Infinite Mario Bros, an online Java-based Mario game made by a fan.
I'm a runner, sort of. I never was before a couple of years ago - I was always an elliptical in an air-conditioned gym kind of a girl.
Editor's Note: The mental_floss staff emails around a lot of articles.
The Onion published this fantastic story back in May, but I'm re-posting it today in honor of the 3,245th spam email I've received from Classmates.com this year ("Who left 1 signature i
If you weren't alive when Francis Gary Powers got shot down over the Soviet Union, you probably heard about it in high school history.
If you've ever collected baseball cards, the names Donruss, Fleer, Topps, and Upper Deck elicit memories of different card designs, which have varied through the years from simplistic to futurist
Though I was born in Philadelphia, I actually grew up in New Jersey. That's hard to admit, but I feel better now that I've cleared the air.
Well, it's hump day, and I'm aÂ sure 'nuffÂ Quasimodo.