A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
Here at mental_floss, we know a lot of people (our president included) who have recently had babies. May we present the perfect shower gift, from Baby
Just in time for any Plutonian funeral festivities you may have planned (hey, he was the god of the underworld), our commemorative t-shirts are now in stock in our store. Not planning a party?
So we all know our planet is in trouble, right? Old news by now.
This blog has publicized some pretty ludicrous ways of stopping global warming in the past, but today's might really be more than just a gas: Dr.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip Google search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "the most po
Perhaps in an effort to combat the Pop-Tart-flames-of-death effect, which was hugely viral back when Mentos-and-Diet-Coke was just a glint in EepyBird's eye, Kellogg's recently introduced mi
Today, it's gloomy in New York.
mental_floss readers have done many things to express their loyalty over the years. We've seen great pictures of fans reading the magazine at the South Pole.
I've always been confused by the "picture says a 1000 words" phrase, mainly because my photography is considerably worse than my writing.
For the anniversary, the most lyrical tribute I could find, from the 1920s.
RBK, DR, and JP: may next year be better than the
Taking a page from John Ashcroft, the city of Warsaw recently deemed a depiction of its own symbol -- a half-naked mermaid featured in the city crest and two statues -- "too erotic" to appea
Tonight is my fantasy football draft.
If you like classical music, you know it's hard to find a good radio station that plays a wide range of music, not just the usual Beethoven and Mozart hits.
But, yeah, we told you so.
There's a great story on false confessions over at Slate, by the way, which includes the following tidbit:
Several hundred people claimed to have abducted the Lindb
Our buddy at Neatorama posted this over the weekend and I thought we'd add some factlets to