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9 Things to Remember About Bobcat Goldthwait

Brian Abrams

“You can’t really pick how you’re going to be remembered,” Bobcat Goldthwait said last year on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast.

Steven Sasson: Inventor of the Digital Camera

Chris Higgins

In this short video, Steven Sasson shows the original digital camera he invented at Kodak -- it's roughly the size of a toaster, has a (physically) huge memory card for temporary storage, and use

Who Reads Books?

Ransom Riggs

Update: These statistics appear to be from a 2003 survey conducted by a company called The Jenkins Group.

The Science Behind Our Fear of Daleks

Jill Harness

If you're familiar with Doctor Who, then you're most certainly also familiar with his mortal enemies, the Daleks.

Watching Abbey Road

Colin Patrick

A quick Google Images search for Abbey Road returns the iconic photograph of four Liverpool lads engaging in a famous stroll through a crosswalk of the London street. As Miss Cellania revealed pre

Brain Game: Math Square #71

Monday Math Square #71 is the challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Morning Cup of Links: Screwups and Curveballs

Miss Cellania

The 5 Biggest Backfires in the History of Disaster Relief.

Could You Really Dig a Hole to China?

Matt Soniak

In theory, yes. In practice, your journey through the planet might be hampered by the planet’s molten

Weekend Links: The Grilled Cheese Invitational

Colin Patrick

For those celebrating Easter this weekend and still wondering what eggs and bunnies and bonnets have to do with it, you’ll want to check out Buzzfeed’s rundown of the Origins of Modern Easter Traditio

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Royal Wedding Donut

Jason English

If you weren't invited to the Royal Wedding but still want to celebrate and you love jelly donuts, Dunkin Donuts has just the thing for you.

Win $100 Cash!

David K. Israel

Over at our friend Ray William Johnson's new Web site, you can win $100 cash if you can find the secret, hidden question.

Weekend Links: Cinematic Sand Sculptures

Colin Patrick

While the illegal replication and distribution of media is extremely prevalent these days, video game creators have decided they’re not gonna take it anymore.

At the Libraries: Insanely Creative Bookshelves

Miss Kathleen

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a

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