Brain Game: Thanks, I'll Pass

Today's Brain Game congratulates the underdogs who won their NFL games yesterday: Kansas City, Oakland, and Detroit. (What?

Quebec's Vaccine Distribution Inspired by Disneyland

Jill Harness

If you've tried to get the H1N1 vaccine, then you may know just how hard it is to find a place that actually has the shots in stock and won't make you wait in line for hours.

Morning Cup of Links: Pecan, Apple, and Pumpkin

Miss Cellania

Illustrator Christoph Niemann looks at the identification of leaves in a whole new way.

Seinfeld Quizzes From the Archives

Jason English

Tonight's season finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm doubled as a Seinfeld reunion show.

10 Foods That (Thankfully) Flopped

the mag

by Terri SchlichenmeyerFrom Celery Jell-O to chocolate French fries, here are ten foods that didn't have a very long shelf-life.1. Coffee-Flavored Jell-O (Celery,

This Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing all week, here's what you

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

There's a never ending supply of websites featuring pets doing silly, amazing, cute or preposterous things. Why? Because we obviously cannot get enough of them!

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Required Viewing: "Powers of Ten"

Chris Higgins

If you've never seen the classic short "Powers of Ten," I've got a treat for you.

The Quick 10: Nine Victims of King Tut's Curse (and one who should have been)

Stacy Conradt

If you have any connections to Egyptology or mummies at all (work in a museum? Have an archaeologist ancestor?), be careful on Sunday.

11 Things You Should Know About Rocky & Bullwinkle

Matt Soniak

Fifty years ago this week, the world was introduced to Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose.

Friday Happy Hour: Strange Interviews, Punny Stores & Earworms

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.

9 Obscure Holidays in December (Besides Christmas)

Ransom Riggs

There are obscure holidays, and then there are really obscure holidays.

Free Shipping on All Orders!

Mangesh & Jason

The mental_floss store has terrific holiday gifts for everyone from Grandpa to your Secret Santa pick. Through Monday, we're offering FREE SHIPPING on all U.S. & Canadian orders!

5 Things You Didn't Know About Eddie Murphy

Ethan Trex

Funnyman Eddie Murphy has been on the national stage for nearly 30 years now, so it's understandable that audiences think they know the comedian and actor inside and out.