Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
Tuesday's Brain Game:Â Following are eight anagrams; unscramble the letters to solve them. Solve all eight anagrams correctly and identify what they have in common.
There was a point in the 80s when filmmakers were all trying to out-do each other to make the all-out bad-assest action movie of all time.
Preparing for Passover, a scientist looks at the injunction to welcome and feed hungry strangers.
Back in the mid-90s, the sketch comedy troupe The State was Kind of a Big Deal -- at least it was in my friend group, which quoted sketches like Taco Mailman and The Bearded Men of Space Station 11 ab
Starbucks is the coffee icon people either love or love to hate.
Mona Lisa's coy grin invites a barrage of questions—the most common being, what causes her smirk? Some historians have suspected she recently gave birth and she smiles out of joy.
Remember how much attention was given to the Japanese man who married his Nintendo DS?
Your intrepid Brain Game writer and host turns 43 years of age today. Y'know, nothingÂ new happens when you turn 43.
Most New Yorkers don't even know it's there.
Look Deep Into the Mind's Eye.
It doesn't matter how old you are—almost everyone has a memory of Mr. Wizard.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Anyone hungry for a rice cake burger? Paneer salsa wrap? Maybe a side of Poutine? All of these are interesting (and in many cases, very yummy looking) global McDonald's menu Items.
A new way to experience the Solar System, for the musically inclined. Each planet represents a note that plays once crossing a threshold.