Liechtenstein is the world’s leading exporter of false teeth.
Brain Scanners Can See Your Decisions Before You Make Them. Does one's subconscious override free will? Cue the Twilight Zone music.
Top 10 Most Tasty Cuisines in the World.
Songwriters have found inspiration in all sorts of places, from transvestites to team tennis titans.
We're a week away from our second t-shirt slogan contest. Start brainstorming. In the meantime, check out the winners from the last round (above) and get 15% off all our shirts all weekend.
I loved sorting through the solutions (and reading the related explanations) for Friday's riddle, so here'sÂ a new one forÂ this weekend'sÂ Weekend Genius Challenge:
Be it days or ni
"¢ If you are one of those savvy TV viewers who gives a knowing nod when, say, Britney Spears or Cher suddenly shows up on your favorite network show ("sweeps!" says I), some of these r
The winner of Weekend GeniusÂ Challenge #26 was Tom, whoÂ determined the correct (though unlikely) 2009 Super BowlÂ matchup.
Longtime _floss blog readers may recall my fanatical devotion to The Wire, an HBO show that recently wrapped up its fifth and final season.
Any old professional athlete can toss in a few hundred thousand dollars and become a partner in a restaurant bearing his name. But for some jocks, that's not enough.
Last week we had a record number of Happy Hour guests (82). One of these Fridays, we'll break into the triple digits.
Navel Ring Caught in Nose
A 22-year-old woman in Warwick Farm, NSW, Australia called emergency services after she fell out of bed and her belly button ring became caught in her nose.
Short and sweet: be the first to solve ourÂ riddle andÂ win a free T-shirt of your choice from the mental_floss store:
WithÂ noggin inÂ oven
It has letters seven
But contains eleven
And takes yo
I, like most everyone else, am really looking forward to May 22, when the new Indiana Jones movie hits screens. Indy is the perfect hero, except for that one flaw: his fear of snakes.
Cognitive dissonance and the Monty Hall Problem. Is there a fatal flaw behind door number one?
Coffins to die for.
This week's NOVA has a great story: Cracking the Maya Code explains how Mayan glyphs were deciphered -- a truly difficult problem with a satisfying solution.