The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
This is not a leap year.
... Virginia is sorry. On the eve of the 400th anniversary of the establishment of the Jamestown settlement (in May of 1607), the Virginia state legislature is doing some soul-searching.
Need something to divert you in the bathroom, after you've finished this month's mental_floss magazine? Try this Brain Training Toilet Paper, with puzzles and games printed on each square.
I've never seen one episode of 24.
This is not the result of an aversion to violence, or a protest of terror-related plots. No, I'm just holding out for the right time.
Listen, life is short and if you, like me, work next to a skyscraper being put up by drunkards it could be shorter.
To quote the late, great king of schizophrenic rock, Wesley Willis: "McDonald's will make you fat!" He was onto something, of course, but now watchdog group Center for Science in the P
What do Owen Wilson, Edgar Allen Poe, and Chevy Chase all have in common? That's right, they were all expelled from their high schools! But can you figure out why?
I stumbled onto this site yesterday and it just blew the fingers right off my keyboard. I won't say much other than you've got to spend some time scrolling through this thing!
I carry with me a notebook in which I scrawl ideas for future mental_floss entries, always in the form of a question ("What's the true ethnicity of Swedish Fish?" or "Whose mouth i
Oh, man... well, I'm definitely not craving sushi anymore. Link via the ever-wonderful
African Bullfrogs are second in size only to the Rana goliath. Please don't mess with these daddies; fatherhood is kind of their dharma.
In 1959, construction began on a top secret bunker, hidden underneath an expansion wing of the Greenbrier Hotel in West Virginia.
Method #1: By Remote Control
It's every despot's dream: Tiny electrodes, implanted into the brains of your subjects, compelling them to follow your command. Priceless.
Yet more absurdist signage, this time courtesy