The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
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This has got to be my favorite meme of the year: Ugly Renaissance Babies. Anytime someone can turn classic art or literature into something accessible and funny, I appreciate it. Know of more?
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As the great John Green informed us back in 2006 during his stint as a mental_floss blogger, "Britney Spears" is an anagram for "Presbyterians."
When you plan and prepare your wedding, get yourself a pair of drumsticks and make sure your dress will fit behind a trap set.
The pre-teen years are typically pretty awkward. Luckily, most of us enjoyed the benefit of not having those moments broadcast to the TV masses.
Gregg Gethard wasn’t quite so fortunate.
Mark your calendars! At 8pm on Friday, December 16th, UAB's Alys Stephens Center is hosting their Annual Holiday Comedy Show starring Mo Rocca.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
In case you missed the new hotness back in October, I have bad news: your toilet is obsolete. BEHOLD, THE TOILET OF TOMORROW!
This one isn't going to last very long on YouTube. Too many copyright issues going on here. So get a look before they pull the audio off it, or the video down entirely. Pretty clever, I think!
Dog Shoots Man
A man in Brigham City, Utah was shot by his own dog during a duck hunt. The unnamed man and a friend were hunting Sunday using a boat.
(No, we're not giving away cash. Sorry!) It's Free-for-all Friday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The words "occupy" and "occupation" are used every day for both citizen protests and international operations.
Some of you long-time loyal readers might recall Jason English's funny/sad saga back in 2007 about the time his cellphone provider over-billed him for more than $600.
It's time once again for the game that is, given the autumnal season, raking its way across the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below having something in common.