Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
The holiday called Christmas is an amalgam of many winter holidays from around the world.
One of the cooler aspects of this site, at least for me, is the sense of community it creates.
Editor's Note: To promote the mental_floss Holiday Subscription Special, I've asked co-founders Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur to select some of their favorite mag articles from 2008.
The TIME Top 10 Everything of 2008, from iPhone apps to awkward moments. That settles it; we won't need any other year end lists.
Should You Switch to LED Christmas Lights To Save Money?
Well, we've done a 3x3 logic puzzle, and a 4x4. I went crazy last week and did a 3x3x3. Today, I pull out all the stops with a 9x9.
Last month I pointed to a stunt (er, experiment?) in which the Mythbusters painted Leonardo's Mona Lisa using a computer-controlled paint gun.
As George W. Bush's second term winds to a close, he's being inundated with requests for pardons.
As host of Inside the Actor's Studio, James Lipton has garnered a reputation as a stuffy academic, throwing around words like "existential" and sounding out every syllable in "ext
At 4pm each day in December, we'll be counting down some of our most popular quizzes.
I did Holiday Horror the other day, so this is similar... just a different brand of horror. This list is from the guys over at Film School Rejects.
by Kelsey Timmerman, author of Where Am I Wearing?
In my global quest to answer the question "Where Am I Wearing?" I picked my favorite items out of my wardrobe and traced them back to
Everyone's got a routine, especially people who make a living writing or painting or doing some other kind of self-directed creative activity; you've got to provide the mind a structured spa
Take a step away from red and green foil paper and satin bows under the Christmas tree!
Have you ever grabbed a shopping cartÂ while enteringÂ a grocery store or department store, just to find someone's discarded shopping list inside? Well, I have.
The Unforgettable Amnesiac.