The famous Aaron Burr “Got Milk?” ad from 1993 was directed by Michael Bay.
Piecing Together the Dark Legacy of East Germany's Secret Police. Forty years of secret files are coming to light, including the shredded ones.
The Top 10 real life Star Trek inventions.
Yes, there's something transparently cool about Truth or Consequences, NM, or Hell, MI, but there's coolness AND precision in cities bearing numbers in their names:
Twentynine Palms, CA
If you ask me, globsters have the makings of a terrible (but great) horror movie. What is a globster? So glad you asked. A globster is"¦ well"¦ it's kind of hard to define.
"¢ When nobody was looking, the "I Read Mental Floss" Facebook group reached 1,000 members. That's quite a party.
Due to overwhelming response to yesterday's call for photographers, we figured we'd better strike while the iron's hot and give you shutterbugs your first challenge right away!
Last year we linked to George Orwell's classic essay Why I Write, in which Orwell explains his motivations (including massive ego) for writing.
Heavy is the head that wears the "It" girl tiara.
Sure, it's all fun and games "“ or coke and threesomes "“ at first.
To break up the winter doldrums, I present to you a painting filled with the joys of spring: Hungarian artist PÃ¡l Szinyei-Merse's "Lark," painted in 1882.
No one got a perfect score on Weekend Genius Challenge #16, but the first one to get 11 out of the 12 "ninety-nine" songs was Jake!
Nothing succeeds like excess! The earlier mental_floss article Food Challenges for the Super Hungry, Super Competitive or Super Cheap celebrated foods that are excessive in size.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "The average baby&q
The Unburdened Mind. Roughly one in every 100 men (or 300 women) is a psychopath. Do you know one?
10 Traits To Be Perceived As A Winner!
Before that whole treason thing sullied his historical legacy, Benedict Arnold led an invasion force into Canada during the American Revolution.
So if you haven't heard, it's that time again: The New Yorker is holding their 2008 Eustace Tilley Contest.