Slumber Party Barbie of 1965 came with her own "How to Lose Weight" book. One tip: "Don’t eat."
Our new issue is on newsstands and in mailboxes (or beach bags or bathrooms or wherever it is you do your _flossing).
Embarrassed by your army-surplus desk chair? Tired of your second-hand pencil sharpener and bookends? Never fear!
When boxing great George Foreman introduced his now-famous grill in 1994, it was billed as the George Foreman Lean Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine - an indispensable cutting-edge kitchen tool that
Here's some classic animation for your Monday morning: a 1946 Disney short about an opera-singing whale, entitled The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met.
On the 2001 New Zealand census, 53,715 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
[Source: The New Zealand Herald. See previous Numbers of the Day
Here in the U.S., you can name your kid almost anything, but that's not the case everywhere in the world.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
We've looked to VBS.tv and its TOXIC series in the past for unconventional, gonzo-style reports on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and the Salton Sea.
The secrets of Psycho's shower scene. Including one great big secret you've most likely never heard before. (via Metafilter)
How to Train a World Cup Referee.
My editor Jason has periodically brought up this topic in brainstorming sessions over the years, but I always figured the popcorn smell was a quirk of his dog, Bailey, and not an actual phenomenon (so
Chipotle has a creative new plan to turn spam email into healthier school lunches.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Sure, John Wall might have gone #1 in the NBA Draft this week, but let's see him try some of these amazing shots.
Steve Martin beat the press to the punch by releasing his own tour demands on
Someone once told me Shakespeare was boring. I doth verily beg to differ. Or differeth. Or something.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Performed by The Beatles in 1964. Oh, there's lots