A micronation is an invented country not recognized by any other. One of the most interesting is the Principality of Sealand, located on an ocean platform off the coast of England. They've got their own currency, stamps, and passports. They have argued their right for sovereignty (and lost) several times in court.
Gelf Magazine founder and mental_floss contributor David Goldenberg has teamed up with The Onion to put out an iPhone app. In "Real or Onion?" you have to determine whether headlines are from actual news outlets or The Onion. Give it a try in today's quiz, then go download the iPhone version!
One of the most critically acclaimed film studios of all time, Pixar has only been around for about 25 years and has already won more than 25 Oscars. See how well you know your Buzz Lightyears from your Nemos in our very own Pixar quiz.
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)