Mental Floss on Facebook

Jason English

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.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Innovative, But Illegal Police in Lincoln, Nebraska arrested 40-year-old William Logan Jr. on a misdemeanor theft charge.

Sounds from Dangerous Places: Chernobyl

Ransom Riggs

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.

Brain Game: Susan's Weak Week

Ah, the end of the week, and it's time for Free-for-All Friday here at the Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: The View from Space

Miss Cellania

Star Wars the Musical. The 1996 high school stage production by the students of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in its entirety (with subtitles).

The Quick Seven: Seven Sandwich Stories

Stacy Conradt

Next time you're getting ready to order a fabulously unhealthy lunch at your favorite diner, take a second to look over the menu.

The Late Movies: Music On The Go

Mark Arminio

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.

What Made The AK-47 So Popular?

Ethan Trex

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

The Number of the Day: 300,000,000

Jason English

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

Five Goofy Star Wars Re-Cuts

Chris Higgins

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.

At the Libraries: Finding Love in a Bookstore

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

8 Odd and Awesome Musical Instruments

Miss Cellania

We've shown you many strange and different musical instruments, but there are always more to be discovered.

Too Young to Die: Photojournalism at its Best and Grimmest

Ransom Riggs

I've really been enjoying myself over on Kickstarter, a social networking site that helps fund and follow independent creative projects.

Brain Game: Hit Movies!

Every Thursday is Think Thursday at the Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: When Harry Met...

Miss Cellania

Jean-François Rauzier makes huge high-resolution pictures with amazing attention to detail.