The Late Movies: Beck's Record Club Covers INXS's "Kick"

Chris Higgins

Beck Hansen has assembled a "Record Club" club which covers favorite songs and posts videos of the cover songs online.

The Quick 10: Happy Bloomsday!

Stacy Conradt

Happy Bloomsday!! If you're not a James Joyce aficionado (or if you're not familiar with obscure holidays), June 16 is the day all of the events in Joyce's Ulysses take place.

Put Your Hands Together for Will Treece!

Jason English

I'm very excited to introduce the newest member of the mental_floss team, Swarthmore's Will Treece! Will's going to be helping us out this summer. Here's his

7 Bizarre Stories of Stolen Movie Props

Rob Lammle

There was a time when movie props were worthless. When a film wrapped, the studio would often recycle props and costumes for use in other films, or sometimes simply throw them away.

Full Monopoly Game in 21 Seconds

Chris Higgins

I've been in plenty of Monopoly games that dragged on for hours, with one or two bankrupt players sitting on the sidelines, bored to death.

Paper to the People!

David K. Israel

You may already be aware of the paper toy craze sweeping the Web. But for all those who aren't, consider this an introduction.

Dietribes: Have a Grape Day!

Allison Keene

"¢Â The initial domestication of grapes took place in antiquity in what is now southern Turkey.

At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.

Brain Game: It Hurts!

Only one three-letter word can be placed after each of the following letters to form common four-letter English words.

Amazing Johnny Cash Video Combines 1,000 Drawings

Ransom Riggs

Ain't No Grave was Johnny Cash's final studio album, and its title track is a powerful farewell from a music legend.

Morning Cup of Links: Cat Listening Party

Miss Cellania

Don Ritchie has spent fifty years trying to prevent suicides at the cliff top where he lives. He's managed to talk at least 160 people out of ending it all.

The Late Movies: Bloomsday

Erica Palan

Tomorrow, people all over the world will be celebrating Bloomsday, a holiday named for Leopold Bloom, the main character in James Joyce's Ulysses.

Giant 3D Printer Uses Sand to "Print" Buildings

Chris Higgins

3D printers have been around for a while.

What We're Learning From Obsessive-Compulsive Mice

Meghan Holohan

For some mice, life produces anxiety—where to nest, which bag of chips to chew through, how to escape human detection.

Internet Stars for Internet Freedom

David K. Israel

Join us and our friends Wil Wheaton and Vlogbrothers John and Hank Green and help protect net neutrality. Step 1) Get educated by watching this video: Step 2) Go to and t