The actor who was inside R2-D2 hated the guy who played C-3PO.
Jake Bronstein set the world record for longest whisper chain, passing a message through 59 people.
I keep coming across musicians who have appeared on Sesame Street (usually singing the Alphabet Song), and the performances are uniformly awesome.
All-Star invites and MVP awards are nice, but you haven't really made it as an athlete until you've written an autobiography detailing your rise to athletic glory.
If you've been reading the Quick 10s for a while, you know that I have a fascination with horror movies and Halloween and all things creepy.
Make room in your t-shirt drawer, because today we've added three new shirts to the mental_floss store: "I'd Give My Right Arm To Be Ambidextrous," "Thomas Aquinas: The Origin
The names of some of our favorite TV characters have undergone behind-the-scenes changes for a variety of reasons, from politics to legal issues to shows on competing networks.
We've linked to this site before, but they deserve another plug. There, I Fixed It: jury rigging at its best. If it weren't pouring right now, I might try the soda bottle/hose trick.
Schizophrenia baffles most; people often associate the disease with a loose conglomeration of symptoms such as hearing voices and hallucinations.
It is with much trepidation that I send this blog to you via Morse Code from Mystery Island. I'm terribly concerned that scientific genius Dr.
"¢ Just how cool are cucumbers? Their inner temperature can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside air, hence the title phrase.
Eunuchs, or castrated men, have played an important part in many cultures throughout the world since ancient times.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators!
First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir
First off, I should share the news that aÂ T-shirt design that I suggested a while back is now available at the mental_floss store.
When I was younger, I wasn't a bad kid -- but I did like to hang around them and watch them do bad things, like in middle school when some kids I knew vandalized the boys' bathroom during lu
5-year-old Wesley performs Folsom Prison Blues at the 2009 Spring Coffee Shop Jam in Seattle. (via Videogum)
Transparent aluminum is here.