In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
If you follow me on Twitter at all, you know that my wanderlust took me to Milwaukee this weekend. I know, you're like, "Milwaukee? Really?
I have a feeling this week's Lucky Group is going to encompass a lot of people - if you've ever tried a fad diet, good news: you're in!
Left and right, archaeologists are radiocarbon dating objects: fossils, documents, shrouds of Turin.
Times change, the meanings of words change, things get lost in translation.
Older folks love their Kindles. Yes, they
Even on a Monday, you can't escapeÂ "Poems Wot I Writ." Here's my newest. Can you decipher this rhyming riddle?
Here at the _floss, we like posting photos we've taken of crazy and bizarre things encountered in everyday life. It seems, more often than not, Ransom and I are the ones posting such photos.
Ten Tips to Prepare You for Final Exams. I would add: clear your calendar of everything not exam-related.
A company does a lot to protect its brand.
Since it's that time of year when pollen coats car windows, today is a good day to honor reader Ginger's request for a "Feel Art Again" post on Scott Wade.
If Mine That Bird's improbable Kentucky Derby win has you thinking about other great upsets, do we have an old article for you! Ethan Trex wrote the following piece the morning after Super Bowl
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed:
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I'm happy to announce a winner to our last How Did You Know? trivia hunt. Repeat winner Hoang-Kim Vu and team were the first to write in with all the correct answers. Congrats!
A new concept on where babies come from that's entirely unexpected (but entirely cute) (Thanks Kolja!)
The beauty and precision of mandalas is breathtaking, but the practice of erasing them w