In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
For 65 years, the toy has been enjoyed by children, astronauts, engineers, and artists alike.
Using toy shovels, two kids in Russia escaped their preschool. Their plan? Buy a Jaguar!
Peppers, or members of the genus capsicum, come in all shapes, sizes, colors—and spiciness. Learn more about the varied and interesting fruit native to Central and South America.
Amphibia was dripping with froggy sex appeal.
Though the technologies of today are undoubtedly amazing, some of the school supplies of yesteryear were also pretty fantastic.
Leeches serve as rare DNA collectors.
From Paris, France to Amarillo, Texas, here's what the world looked like to travelers in the early 1900s.
Waiting in line is a miserable experience in most situations, but it’s a boon for social psychologists who want to study group dynamics.
Creativity in 140 characters or less.
Capital letters aren't just for starting sentences. Here are 15 more interesting ways to make use of them.
This cheaply mass-produced toilet to developing nations, a toilet manufacturer is helping individuals gain access to clean, sanitary, and secure bathroom facilities.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.