The sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel is 666.
Since 1978, the Sundance Film Festival has been a launching point for independent filmmakers and a staple of American cinema.
After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.
In this week's episode of mental_floss on YouTube, The Gregory Brothers stop by to share a little music history.
Rather than forgive and forget, these wordsmiths used their poison pens to deliver a healthy dose of literary revenge.
Hey, want a 20-minute documentary from the '50s on how vinyl records are made? We've got one!
Some creators say a work of art is never finished, merely abandoned. Others would point out that seriously, these aren’t finished.
Most inscriptions favor fancy Latin proverbs and religious scripture, but sometimes people get creative.
At long last, Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman's lost classic from the '80s - Miracleman - sees the light of day.
John Green wrote tons of great pieces in his early days as a mental_floss contributor, and the “Not So Different After All” chapter in our book What’s the Difference might have been our favorite.