At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators!
First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir
Most of us in the US are familiar with the cryptid Sasquatch (or Bigfoot) and its Asian counterpart the Yeti (or Abominable Snowman).
The answer to today's Brain Game may not be as simple as it might appear.
I was researching a post about murder ballads -- a fascinating musical genre all its own -- when I happened to discover an even more rareified subgenre of murder ballad: the serial killer song.
Jake Bronstein set the world record for longest whisper chain, passing a message through 59 people.
I keep coming across musicians who have appeared on Sesame Street (usually singing the Alphabet Song), and the performances are uniformly awesome.
All-Star invites and MVP awards are nice, but you haven't really made it as an athlete until you've written an autobiography detailing your rise to athletic glory.
If you've been reading the Quick 10s for a while, you know that I have a fascination with horror movies and Halloween and all things creepy.
Make room in your t-shirt drawer, because today we've added three new shirts to the mental_floss store: "I'd Give My Right Arm To Be Ambidextrous," "Thomas Aquinas: The Origin
The names of some of our favorite TV characters have undergone behind-the-scenes changes for a variety of reasons, from politics to legal issues to shows on competing networks.
We've linked to this site before, but they deserve another plug. There, I Fixed It: jury rigging at its best. If it weren't pouring right now, I might try the soda bottle/hose trick.
Schizophrenia baffles most; people often associate the disease with a loose conglomeration of symptoms such as hearing voices and hallucinations.
It is with much trepidation that I send this blog to you via Morse Code from Mystery Island. I'm terribly concerned that scientific genius Dr.
"¢ Just how cool are cucumbers? Their inner temperature can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside air, hence the title phrase.
Eunuchs, or castrated men, have played an important part in many cultures throughout the world since ancient times.