Found Objects


Found Objects


FREE Magazine Sneak Peek: Advance to the Nearest Railroad!

Mangesh & Jason

Our new issue *just 1 day away now!* is filled with all sort of great lists.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Many would argue the penny is useless. And maybe it is, as far as currency is concerned. But pennies can still be used for other amusing exploits.

6 Celebrities & Their Bizarre Video Games

Jason Plautz

The unusual news broke earlier this month that Judge Greg Mathis of daytime TV fame was getting his own video game.

The 5pm Quiz: The Madden Challenge

Scott Allen

With legendary broadcaster John Madden calling it quits yesterday, let's revisit our Madden quiz that originally ran the day Madden '09 was released last August. Take the Quiz: The Madden

The Quick 10: The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Stacy Conradt

When I travel, I usually stay at pretty commonplace hotels: Ramadas, Hampton Inns, places like that.

We Want Your Nerdy/Adorable Childhood Photos

Jason English

1. In the new issue of mental_floss magazine, we've featured a few reader-submitted photos with celebrities.

Super Mario Brothers + Line Rider = Shenanigans

Chris Higgins

Just one more crazy SMB video, and then I swear I'll stop. For a while.

The Imagined Futures of Alex Andreev

Ransom Riggs

Alex Andreev is a Russian artist. He calls his style "hermetic," and while I'm not sure what that means exactly, his work is certainly compelling.

Magazine Sneak Peek: The World's Messiest Food Festivals

Mangesh & Jason

If you've ever wondered where the world's best place to get pelted with oranges is, or how much olive oil you should douse yourself in before entering a Turkish wrestling contest, the new is

Bonus Quiz: Name the Last Nine NBA Champions

Jason Plautz

Parity has been a buzzword in sports recently, but the NBA doesn't seem to have gotten the message. They've only had nine different teams win the championship in the last 30 years.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Perry Mason Not a Lawyer A man named Perry Mason was arrested in Houston Tuesday. The offense? Practicing law without a license.

Brain Game: John & Keith & Mick & Paul

Below are five song titles with blanks. If you fill the blanks with one set of words, you'll come up with five song titles by The Beatles.

Morning Cup of Links: the Goat Button

Miss Cellania

18 Ways Attention Goes Wrong. That seems like an awful long list for people who may have attention problems. * Pregnant Women Are Smug.

The King of Hearts: Ford Madox Brown

Andréa Fernandes

Exactly 188 years ago today, the English painter Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) was born.