France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
We talk a lot about our Twitter account, but you can also find us on Facebook. One day, we promise to do something really cool there.
Innovative, But Illegal
Police in Lincoln, Nebraska arrested 40-year-old William Logan Jr. on a misdemeanor theft charge.
I've devoted many a post to the way the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone -- that 25km swath evacuated around the Ukrainian nuclear reactor that failed in 1986 -- looked.
Ah, the end of the week, and it's time for Free-for-All Friday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Star Wars the Musical. The 1996 high school stage production by the students of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in its entirety (with subtitles).
Next time you're getting ready to order a fabulously unhealthy lunch at your favorite diner, take a second to look over the menu.
Tonight for the Late Movies we have a series of music clips from some people on the go—either on trains, subways, taxis or even from the confines of their bathrooms.
Over the last 64 years, the AK-47 has become the iconic rifle of choice for everyone from the Soviet military to terrorists to drug lords. Let’s take a look at the world’s most common assault
More than 300 million Cadbury Creme Eggs are produced each year.
Related Facts: Cadbury Crème Eggs are made by pouring molten chocolate into a half-egg mold, which is then filled with white fondant
Need a way to nerd your way through the workday? Enjoy these re-cut Star Wars videos (they're all short) by YouTube master OneMinuteGalactica.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
We've shown you many strange and different musical instruments, but there are always more to be discovered.
I've really been enjoying myself over on Kickstarter, a social networking site that helps fund and follow independent creative projects.
Every Thursday is Think Thursday at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Jean-François Rauzier makes huge high-resolution pictures with amazing attention to detail.