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Comedians as Superheroes

Colin Patrick

As a self-professed comedy nerd I treat my favorite humorists with the reverence typically reserved for superheroes.

The Lion of Gripsholm Castle

Miss Cellania

Swedish blogger Ulrika Good posted a story about a king and his lion that captured the internet, and turned a Swedish meme into an international sensation.

Brain Game: Lighten Up

Here's a Tuesday Test Time to occupy a bit of your time.

The World's Largest Indoor Photo: 360-degree Library Porn

Ransom Riggs

Bibliophiles rejoice!

Morning Cup of Links: Human Space Flight

Miss Cellania

Fifty years ago today, the first human being was launched into space. A new movie named First Orbit will premiere today on YouTube to honor the occasion.

The Quick 10: Boston Marathon Facts

Stacy Conradt

I'm out again next week, and once again, the lovely Adrienne Crezo will be keeping you entertained and educated.

What's Soderbergh Watching?

Chris Higgins

Public radio show Studio 360 recently spoke to Steven Soderbergh about what he reads, watches, paints, and directs. The result is this PDF showing what he did in 2010 and 2011 through late March.

Unbelievable Images of Dew Drops

Jill Harness

Last month, Environmental Graffiti posted some absolutely stunning images of drops of water with gorgeous reflections inside.

Calming the Font Wars

Colin Patrick

We’re all aware of just how much anger the Comic Sans font can inspire here on the world wide web.

A Story Written on the Back of a Doll

Ransom Riggs

So I have this novel coming out in a few months, and the publisher has asked me to make a book trailer for it.

Brain Game: Math Square #69

Here's the Monday Math Square. If you've never given one of these puzzles a shot before, today's the day.

Morning Cup of Links: Flapper Talk

Miss Cellania

Architect Ricardo Bofill bought an abandoned cement factory in Barcelona and converted it to use as his business offices, creative studio, and home.

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about Hugh Hefner)

Stacy Conradt

Hugh Hefner just celebrated his 85th birthday. We thought about doing Bunnies Wearing Hats to celebrate, but... well, it's a family

Weekend Links: Speed Reading

Allison Keene

If you don't think that decorating eggs yourself is a necessary part of the Spring ritual … there's an app for that! Well there's a bot for that anyway - an Egg-Bot.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

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