The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
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!
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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
Wednesday Wordplay is bustin' out all over here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Acne is a peculiarly human problem that might have been caused by the loss of our ancient ancestor's body hair.
1. You know how it smells after it rains? That clean, greenish smell when rain lands on dry ground? That’s petrichor, from the Greek petra (stone) and ichor (the blood of Greek gods and goddesses).
California girls Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are identical twins with opposite personalities. Jess is popular and a little mischievous, while Liz is intelligent and innocent.