A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
Coca-Cola was named for the cocoa leaves and the kola nuts originally used for its flavoring.
If you're just taking a jiffy to read this, I've got news for you: your time was up a long time ago.
The Onion's AV Club has been traveling the U.S., visiting significant locations from film, TV, and music.
If you've got an iPad, you're probably a fan of the social magazine app Flipboard. If you're reading this housekeeping announcement, chances are you don't hate mental_floss.
What comes to mind when you think of Ramen noodles?
Dormitories, students, slurping sounds ... and
In this video for Bon Yurt yogurt (yes, it's an ad for yogurt), a group of artists paint a room using glow-in-the-dark material from glow sticks, then host a bizarre dancerless dance party.
• Lobster love goes back a long way (1605 marks the first recorded lobster catch), while the creatures were more than plentiful in the 17th and 18th centuries.
We've all seen the videos of people dancing in the Apple store. But what else can one get away with?
As of June, the Alcor Life Extension Foundation of Scottsdale, Arizona, had 106 patients in various states of cryopreservation (frozen in liquid nitrogen).
Most modern alphabets start with the letter “A,” or a near equivalent.
The Wednesday Wordplay challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game brings you a new entry in our popular new Filling Station puzzle series - but with a new quirk.
Sick Mick and the Boys is a feature-length documentary that's been in the works for a few years now, directed and shot by some buddies of mine from film school.
Accountant by day, photographer by night: Lee Jeffries' portraiture of the homeless taught him "not to take the familiar for granted."
A pair of college students have been obsessing
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Yes, it's true. Despite their fearsome reputation, crocodiles can't chew.
Though most famous in New York City, Shakespeare in the Park has fans all over the world.