The famous Aaron Burr “Got Milk?” ad from 1993 was directed by Michael Bay.
Magic Eye's granddaddy was the random dot stereogram invented by neuroscientist and psychologist Bela Julesz in 1959 to test people’s ability to see in 3D.
© Roy Hsu/Blend Images/CorbisMost people have heard that in China, you're only allowed to have one kid. But does that apply to everyone?
The circling thing is a relic of domestic dogs' wild past, a bit of hard-wired behavior that hasn't been bred out yet.
While researching the post 10 Heroic Battlefield Medics, I came across a couple of fascinating stories about military chaplains and their wartime exploits.
Today I've got a doozy of a lecture for you.
We're going to do something different today. Special different.
Our latest issue — "The Most Important Questions of 2012" — is now on newsstands and in mailboxes.
There are four living former U.S. presidents and five living former First Ladies, but a stout 27 living presidential offspring.
Al Qaeda appears to be fading away. Since bin Laden's death, the terrorist group has become decimated, discouraged, and underfunded.
10 Amazing Stories of Animal Prosthetics.
Here we have some amazing clips from one of our favorite shows, Jeopardy!. Everything from our colleague Ken Jennings using a dirty word on air to stupid category titles and hilarious answers.
Here's a little-known fact: today is National Trivia Day! Let's celebrate with some of our favorite facts, pulled from our Amazing Fact Generator and the @mental_floss Twitter
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Welcome to the second day of our new lecture series. Are we having fun yet?
Up today, a short lecture you can definitely fit in during your lunch break.
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After a disappointing performance in the Iowa Caucus, Rick Perry is reassessing his campaign.
Here's a Short Spell challenge for Wednesday Wordplay here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled.
Police are investigating the discovery of an unidentified murder victim on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth's country estate Sandringham.