There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
In 1996, MECC released Oregon Trail II, an updated version of the classic Oregon Trail computer game.
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?
The Lost Boys of Sudan are a group of thousands of young men from Sudan who fled the violence of their villages and lived in refugee camps for years before they were relocated to the United States, Au
The new mental_floss hits newsstands today, and we can't wait for you to check it out.
It may surprise you to learn that Chinese women get more plastic surgery than almost anyone in the world (in that dubious distinction they're right behind the U.S.
Forty is the only number that, when spelled out, has its letters in alphabetical order.
Related Giveaway: Today we're giving away three DVD copies of Invictus to the people who tell us the mos
Dogs just might be the only animal man can actually take credit for creating.
Short and sweet for the TuesdayÂ Brain Game.
Summertime for George Gershwin.
Here's something you probably weren't aware of: when she's not being the outspoken host of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel Maddow is an amateur bartender.
As we mentioned last week, our co-founder Will Pearson will be representing mental_floss at the Idea Festival in Louisville, which runs from September 29th through October 2nd.
It's difficult to find anything, especially a commercial product, that hasn't really changed in 140 years.
This month's winner of our ongoing "Find Our Oldest Reader" scavenger hunt is John Tullner of Kilmarnock, Virginia. John snapped a photo of his 98-year-old friend, John D.
Lou Gehrig earned the nickname the Iron Horse for good reason.
In this video, filmmaker Ann Prum describes how she and her team made a Nature documentary about hummingbirds using high-speed HD cameras and specialized lenses.