How to Get on Saturday Night Live

Orrin Konheim

If comedy was like a run for president, then the hallowed halls of Saturday Night Live would be the White House.

7 Ingenious Hidden Spy Cameras

David W Brown

There may be no more important tool of espionage than the camera. It’s ideal for blackmail, collecting information, stealing documents, and reconnaissance.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Art "Restorer" Wants Royalties Remember Ecce Homo, the Spanish fresco of Christ that was made into a cartoon after an amateur restoration effort?

Join the mental_floss Reader Panel!

Jason English

We have big goals for One way you guys can help—besides just showing up to read our stuff, of course—is to join the mental_floss Reader Panel!

Brain Game: Rebecca

Say hello to Rebecca, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Hero Pig

Miss Cellania

Ralph Lauren Hires First Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 70

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below, in this case movies, have something in common.

A Dunder Mifflin Tour of Scranton

Julia Davis

Scranton, Pennsylvania, is a Mecca of sorts for fans of The Office, playing home to the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company and the lovable cast of characters that work there.

The Missing Links: Amazing Food Innovations

Colin Patrick

This Art Text Book Contains No Art But, you can imagine what it’d be like if it did, right? Also: Why are text books so insanely expensive? * Mad Science: Warp Drive Is it really possible t

8 Robotic Body Parts

Miss Cellania

The future is arriving at the speed of ...time. Back in the 1970s, Lee Majors received bionic implants that made him The Six Million Dollar Man. But that was fiction.

Understanding Diner Lingo: 55 Phrases to Get You Started

Matt Soniak

Photo: avlxyz on Flickr The origins of most diner phrases are shrouded in mystery or lost to history, and different regions and restaurants use different terminology for the same items, but this li

Brain Game: Legal Foods

Today's Brain Game Think Thursday challenge presents the scrambled names of three hit motion pictures of the past. Unscramble each anagram to find the names of the movie.

5 Spy Tunnels From Around the World

David W Brown

Spies have more tools at their disposal than bribery, blackmail, and black bag jobs. They’ve also got pickaxes. When going undercover isn’t enough, they go underground to ply their trade.

Morning Cup of Links: Arrested Olympians

Miss Cellania

The 50 Most Romantic Photographs Of All Time. Even some modern pictures relate love stories from hundreds of years ago.

The Late Movies: Simon & Garfunkel's Concert in the Park

Chris Higgins

31 years ago today, Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel reunited for a concert in Central Park.