E.B. White of Charlotte's Web fame is the "White" of Strunk and White.
Just a reminder that yours truly and wife Kara, along with mental_floss co-founder and president Will Pearson and mental_floss VP Toby Maloney will give a presentation at this year's national M
There was a lot more to basketball star Manute Bol than his NBA career, as you'll see in this tribute that was written before his death.
Now's the time to add something fun to your t-shirt drawer! To celebrate the release of our new blockbuster "Team Edvard" shirt, all our shirts are on sale for $14.90.
In 1989, the world fell madly in love with Lloyd Dobbler, a nerdy and adorable high school boy played by John Cusack in the 1989 movie Say Anything...
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.