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11 Ivy League-Educated Major League Baseball Players

Scott Allen

Baseball has often been described as the thinking man's game. Yogi Berra once said that America's national pastime was 90 percent mental, and the other half physical.

Lunchtime Quiz: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Ethan Trex

Sergio Leone's 1966 spaghetti Western The Good, The Bad and The Ugly ruthlessly depicts the brutality of the West as it tells the story of three self-interested gunfighters searching for $200,000

I (heart) Oscar

David K. Israel

Because we're building up to the Oscars this week (did you miss our first two movie quizzes?), here's a little spoof I wrote that you might enjoy from our pals over at The Morning News&

Magazine Sneak Peek: Darwin Debunked?

Mangesh & Jason

Sam Kean is a favorite of ours on staff. We geeked out on his pieces explaining Carbon Trading and covering a Natural Nuclear Reactor in Oklo, Nigeria.

Textropolis: Awesome Word Game for iPhone

Chris Higgins

I have a real treat today for fans of word games. It's Textropolis ($2.99, iPhone/iPod Touch), and it's by far my favorite word game on the iPhone.

Brain Game: 55. It's the Law.

"Nifty vanity plate," said Officer Jane Curtis, approaching the driver's side of a red sports car that she'd just pulled over.

Vending Machine Victuals

Ransom Riggs

Following up on yesterday's post about absurdly caloric foods you can make for yourself at home, today I wanted to explore food that comes from vending machines.

Morning Cup of Links: Trucking the Alps

Miss Cellania

Traditional media is in trouble, if not dying out already.

The Trendsetter: Tsuguharu Foujita

Andréa Fernandes

"Three Ballerinas" is representative of the work of Japanese-French artist Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), the only Japanese artist to be considered a member of the "School of Paris.&qu

Caption Contest No. 14 Finalists

David K. Israel

Thanks to all who entered our 14th Caption Contest.

The Quick 10: 10 Strange Pregnancy Cravings

Stacy Conradt

One of my best friends is having a baby in about"¦ oh"¦ five weeks. Give or take, you know how those things go.

Management Styles of the Rich and Fictional

Ethan Trex

Believe it or not, you can learn a lot from some successful moguls who just happen to be completely made up.

21 Facts About Rock Hall Nominees & Inductees

At mental_floss, our job is to present information in an entertaining and informative fashion.

Win a Trip to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony!

Mangesh & Jason

Everyone here at mental_floss is very excited about our newest partner.

Magazine Sneak Peek: The Marvelous Origin of the Boy Scouts

Mangesh & Jason

While we've never been Boy Scouts, the story of how Robert Baden-Powell recruited and employed teenage boys to help the British fight a war is incredible.

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