Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
We don't want to spoil anything from this season of Breaking Bad for those who haven't seen it.
Illustrator Nicole Martinez could be the _floss, er, poster child.
It's Tuesday Test Time here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Chilean Miners Fight Their Demons.
Giancarlo Esposito (the super intense Gus Fring on Breaking Bad) had a stint on Sesame Street—he played Big Bird's camp counselor in 1982. Let's take a look.
Tonight, let's celebrate physicist Richard Feynman.
Bargain bin recording artists are people, too. In the interest of balanced reporting, I hereby submit to you the very human stories behind some of those infamous photos.
Sure, you know your footballs, baseballs, tennis balls and basketballs. But what about the lesser-known balls? Let's take a closer look at some, er, odd balls now.
1. Jai Alai
Here's a beautifully photographed collection of timelapse shots from Arizona and Utah, created by one man (Dustin Farrell) using one camera (a Canon 5D Mark II -- hey, it's only a few thousa
Imagine wandering through the forest when all of a sudden you stumble upon a massive tree completely covered in coins dating back centuries. No, you haven't discovered a magical giving tree.
I was working on a quiz called "Bizarre Dissertation Title or Something We Made Up?" Actually, the title—and trying to find something better than "Something We Made Up?"—is as far
If you've ever felt like you could just reach up and touch the moon, you'll certainly appreciate Laurent Lavender's photos of people posing with the moon.
As promised a new Monday Math Square here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Enjoy!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
In 1959, Marine Corps pilot William Rankin was cruising at nine miles above the earth in an F-8 Crusader combat jet when something went wrong and he had to eject.
348 Photos of People Absolutely Losing Their S**t in Haunted Houses. (Thanks, Alex Segura!)
Despite being a writer, I have always been terrible at marking up poetry.