Pentheraphobia is the persistent fear of your mother-in-law.
"¢ It seems we at mental_floss are engaging in a Peep-a-thon this week, but who can blame us? The sugar rush is too wondrous to overcome!
I recently discovered an "add-a-letter" sequence that ran from one to eight.
My wife recently turned me on to Kiosk.com, a store that sells simple items from around the world, grouped by country.
Wisdom is way different from intelligence or education.
Leo wins! According to mental_floss's learned readers, Leonardo da Vinci is history's greatest genius.
Whether you're Catholic or not, it's hard to argue with the fact that St. Peter's Basilica in Rome is an amazing feat of architecture and art.
Time for a new monthly feature! Meghan Holohan lives in Pittsburgh near two universities where she pesters doctors and scientists about their research.
Over the past six months, the most requested addition to our site has been a 'Share on Facebook' button beneath posts. Ask and ye shall receive.
The University of North Carolina picked up another NCAA men's basketball trophy last night, which will certainly make a nice addition to the school's trophy case.
The heart of author Emily Aaronson's story begins with the celebration of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a holiday that commemorates the ancient Israelites' escape from Egyptian slavery.
Since we published Heaps of Peeps two years ago, many, many creative people have taken a stab at making whimsical dioramas using our favorite marshmallow chicks and bunnies.
Maybe three weeks ago, I revealed a Brain Game to be "a poem wot I writ myself." As a bonafideÂ glutton for punishment, I'm doing it again. So here's a riddle.
Scientists Who Put Their Lives on the Line. Quite a few made the ultimate sacrifice for the advancement of knowledge.
What a colonoscopy is really like.
In its endless quest to gross us out, the human body makes a lot of strange noises.