In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
YouTube phenoms Pomplamoose have released a Christmas album -- but it's not for sale. The only way to get the album is to donate a book to the Richmond Book Drive.
My mom just returned from a semester at sea (life-long-learner program). The other night she showed us her photos. Good stuff.
While sculpting the human body can take some serious skills, it takes even more talent to create a shockingly disgusting creature that looks utterly realistic and somehow invokes our sympathies.
The mental_floss Trivia Show may be headed to North Carolina's Research Triangle in 2011. Do we have any readers in that part of the country?
Traditional alpine chalets, woodland cottages, and Victorian mansions made of gingerbread are impressive, to say the least. I know from experience that they are not easy to make.
As holiday parties approach, so does the specter of sipping from a small plastic cup of inexpensive wine as you make small talk. Ever wonder where the names on those bottles came from?
Ingeniously combining two of my favorite things, nostalgia for the original Nintendo Entertainment System and indie movies -- specifically, 2007's dark and disturbing There Will Be Blood -- is Su
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert WELL into SOON in the fewest steps possible.
Don’t be surprised if Shamu looks a little pink the next time you see him. Whales are suffering from sunburn at an alarming rate—well, the real alarm is that whales get sunburn.
An author discovers that his grandfather was an anonymous benefactor who gave money to 150 families for Christmas in 1933.
There are some pretty amazing Australian films out there, but by and large they're only well-known in their home country.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
I went to the Nebraska/Colorado game this weekend and had an experience that others only dream of – I got to shoot the hot dog gun.
Apparently I'm late to the party on this one: thebeatlescompleteonukulele.com is a web project devoted to re-recording every Beatles song, using ukuleles, and posting the songs for free online.
Not all pirates wear eye patches and talk funny. Some dress up as characters from TV shows, hijack broadcast signals and troll people who are just trying to watch the