What's Your Proudest Fix-It Job?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Snow in Mexico The snowstorm that blew through the Unites States Wednesday night also left its mark in Mexico.

Brain Game: Let's Dance

It's Free-for-All Friday here at the mental_floss Brain Game. Today, we've offered anagrams of the titles of five singles that hit #1 on the U.S. pop chart in the early 1980s.

Morning Cup of Links: The 3-second Rule

Miss Cellania

Think about it: when someone hugs you, it lasts about three seconds. But it's not just a rule for hugs -almost everything we do happens in three-second durations!

The Quick 10: 10 Versions of Corporate Monopoly (the board game, not the business tactic)

Stacy Conradt

You can find just about any version of Monopoly you want these days - in fact, you can even buy a blank and make your own.

How Do TV Sweeps Periods Work?

Ethan Trex

Television’s February sweeps period started Thursday and runs through March 2, so brace yourself for a slew of guest stars, wedding episodes, and other attention-grabbers.

The Late Movies: Pop Cover Songs

Mark Arminio

I love a good cover song. Heck, I like a bad cover song, mostly because I've always secretly desired to be a musician but lack pitch, tone, rhythm, timbre, melody, harmony and, well, talent.

The Newest Addition to Steeler Nation

Jason English

We added a member to our stable of second-generation _flossers last night. Welcome to the world, Marshall Oliver Perkins! And just in time for the Super Bowl!

Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams"

Chris Higgins

Werner Herzog's latest documentary is about the Chauvet Cave, which is remarkable primarily for its cave paintings -- dating from the ice age, the paintings are surprisingly detailed, and some sh

Five Reasons Why NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Is Awesome

Ransom Riggs

OK, I'll admit right off the bat, they're not *my* reasons, they're Hank Green's.

Reminder: Our Trivia Show is Coming to Durham, NC!

Mangesh & Jason

Attention: Nerds, Knowledge Junkies and people who like to leave their house to drink and win stuff! We're bringing our rollicking Trivia Show to Durham, North Carolina, on Monday, February 7.

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about cheeseburgers)

Stacy Conradt

We doubt any pup would turn down a cheeseburger, but put a couple of slices of bacon on it and it goes from a standard supper to doggone

Lunchtime Quiz: Pittsburgh or Green Bay?

Jason Plautz

This Sunday, all eyes will be on Dallas when the Packers and Steelers face off in the Super Bowl.

8 Regional Foods You Might Not Know

Miss Cellania

A couple of weeks ago I linked to a map of the US in which each state was labeled with a kind of food associated with the

Brain Game: 2 in 100

Please enjoy the Think Thursday challenge from the mental_floss Brain Game.