About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
I get a kick out of the 'Open Letters' series on McSweeney's, and I spent a few solid years mastering the GameBoy version of Paperboy.
A word to all the pre-teens out there who are suffering through constant taunts of "metalmouth": at least you're in good company.
Ever wonder how the symbol "˜@' can mean so many different things on Twitter? I did, and spent some time poking around online to find the answers.
I'm sure you've noticed by now -- we enjoy a good list here at mental_floss.
Today's Brain Game is the twelfth in a seemingly endless series of Really, Really Bad Rebus puzzles.
One thing most of us have in common is that we have tons of electric appliances, equipment, and toys coupled with an inadequate number of outlets.
In America, Crazy Is a Preexisting Condition. If history is any indication, passionate outrage is a political staple.
10 Must-Dos for the First Week of College.
In the category of Beyond My Comprehension, an interactive breakdance competition in stop-motion (Warning: not for the epileptic-inclined).
[There's still time to get your caption in! We'll lock down the contest on Sunday.] Our latest brilliant cartoon is by regular _floss reader, the very gifted Art Fuentes.
Let's take a look at some real life Don Drapers who went on to find fame in other fields. Here are a few famous folks who got their starts penning slogans and writing jingles.
Big news around these parts: The Iowa State Fair kicked off yesterday. And you know what that means "“ Butter Cow.
The 2009 college football season is fast approaching.
Guitar great Les Paul died this week, and I've been thinking about what I could post in tribute.
We've all heard actors and athletes who've won something say, "I couldn't have done it without the fans!" But in this case—if you count finishing in 3,164th place &q