Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

Ransom Riggs

You may have heard about the best-selling Jane Austen mashup sensation published earlier this year, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Morning Cup of Links: Dinosaurs with Guns

Miss Cellania

100 movies every man should see. A handy list to have around when he wants to watch the same old thing again. * The Weird, Wacky World of the Platypus.

The Late Movies: Justin Wilson

Mario Marsicano

I'm a big Food Network fan. I could sit on the couch and zone out to cooking shows all day.

The 5pm Quiz: Universal Orlando

Sandy and Kara

In May 2008, we took a few days off and visited Universal Orlando. During one of the brighter days, we took a camera around the park and snapped some photos.

The Quick 7: Seven Cases of Spontaneous Human Combustion

Stacy Conradt

Don't you hate it when you're just sitting there at home, watching some TrueBlood (any other fans out there?) and enjoying a night at home on the couch, when all of a sudden your leg just ra

Become a Sidekick, Win a Book

Jason English

The mental_floss offices in Birmingham (AL), Brooklyn (NY) and Chagrin Falls (OH) are sent a lot of books, and it's about time we started giving them away again.

How the French Revolution Gave Birth to the Restaurant Business

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How 16 Electronics Companies Got Their Names

Ethan Trex

Most of us spend a lot of time staring at a computer or TV screen, playing video games, or gabbing into our cell phones.

Get Your Judicial Shirts Here

Jason English

If the Sonia Sotomayor hearings have you hankering for a judicial-themed t-shirt, head on over to the mental_floss store and make that dream a

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #11

For one of my birthdays as a child, I received the "home version" of the TV game show Concentration.

8 Wonderfully Weird Cakes

Ransom Riggs

I can hardly make pasta, much less bake a cake, so major props go to these seriously creative inventor-bakers, discovered over the years by Boingboing's cake-obsessed Cory Doctorow.

The All-New Tuesday Turnip!

David K. Israel

The Tuesday Turnip is back! We gave it a BIG break to give the Internet time to catch up with us, which it has, which means all new interesting searches on Tuesdays!

Morning Cup of Links: Manipulative Cats

Miss Cellania

Bookmark the site We Choose the Moon to follow the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in real time 40 years after it happened.

9 Game Show Stories Worth Retelling

Mario Marsicano

There's something intriguing about watching someone answer a question, or spin a wheel, or pick a suitcase. That's why game shows have been around for nearly three-quarters of a century.

The Late Movies: TMBG's Venue Songs

Ransom Riggs

I've been a fan of They Might be Giants for about as long as I've been a fan of music in general, but despite the already-enormous body of work they've generated in the last 20 years, t