In the 1980s, a beer-drinking goat was elected mayor of Lajitas, TX.
Seriously folks, this country has a drug problem, and if you don't believe me, just start calculating what the government has spent on its "war on drugs" since the 80s -- it's in t
Every Monday, mental_floss wanders into the archives of The New York Times "“ and wanders out with first mentions worth mentioning.
Thanks to everyone who enjoyed our Remixed Songs anagram challenge. The first responder to get all 15 songs correct was Mike!
Scientists infiltrate cockroach colonies with robots.
The disinhibiting and pain-numbing effects of drugs make them perfect for turning people into killing machines.
In case you weren't glued to this site all week, consider this your make-up class.
It's time for a T-shirt sale!
All you have to do is enter the word "shirt" into the discount code, and you'll get 10% off any clever shirt you order.
It's the weekend again, and I hope you're as happy about that as I am.
Following are nonsensical anagrams of the titles of fifteen #1 U.S.
One of the best things about calling LA home is the opportunity to live unabashedly through your actor friends.
The Nathan's Hot Dog"“Eating Contest is only the most famous of all eating contests. And the ones on Fear Factor are only the most contrived.
The last two installments were a good time. Let's go the five-random-questions route again this week.
1. Reading is still the top leisure activity for Americans.
With the holidays just a few months away, we're introducing a new feature where we sift through 6 years of print archives and give you a smattering of the best of the _floss.
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Have you ever wondered which is bigger -- Battlestar Galactica, or Battlestar Pegasus? And how do those compare to Deep Space 9?
Over the past few weeks, keen-witted fans of flosser emeritus John Green's vlog -- they call themselves nerdfighters -- have been consumed with a mind-bending scavenger hunt, the clues to which h