J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
According to a recent study, people who work more than 55 hours a week have poorer mental skills than those who work a standard working week.
The Guardian has compiled a list of the greatest interviews of all time, plus some of the more interesting things that happened when the tape was no longer rolling.
Age fabrication is prevalent in sports, whether the motive is to make an athlete old enough to sign a contract, young enough to be considered an elite prospect, or to meet a minimum or maximum age req
'Odds/Ends' is our least popular regular feature. I mix in random facts with housekeeping announcements and updates on current and former _flossers.
It's not a leap year this year (it was last year), but we're coming up on the end of the February just the same.
"¢ What exactly is Jell-O?
Despite our best efforts, Death, in all its myriad and weird forms, is constantly lurking around the corner. But who knew a toothpick could be so dangerous?
You've probably heard about Charla Nash, the woman who recently had her face torn off by Travis the chimpanzee, who despite being able to open doors with keys, dress himself, and use a computer t
Jandrew Edits is a collection of TV and movie reedits. Scenes are edited and compressed in bizarre ways, creating something bizarre, nonsensical, and wonderful.
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
Again, the rules: Every remaining day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
The latest issue of mental_floss just hit newsstands.
It's time for another Brain Game chestnut. It's fun to bring some of the classic puzzles and riddles out of the mothballs every once in a while, I think.
The Science of Nostalgia. Things were always better back when we didn't remember them so well.
7 Celebrity Careers That Launched by Accident.
Jean Baptiste Camille Corot passed away 134 years ago this past Saturday. Claude Monet once said of his fellow French painter, "There is only one master here—Corot.
Today (and tomorrow, since it happened in the middle of the night) is the anniversary of the Battle of Los Angeles "“ not the Rage Against the Machine album, but the event that may have involved