10 Works of Literature That Were Really Hard to Write

Mark Juddery

These 10 authors may not be Shakespeare, but they sure had vaulting ambitions.

Weekend Links: Books and Films Given the Dr. Seuss Touch

Allison Keene

From Flossy reader Cathy comes "a Christmas light show that is quite literally garbage.

Last Call for Free Shipping!

Mangesh & Jason

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Tonight's Giveaway: The Phonekerchief!

Jason English

Tonight's UncommonGoods giveaway item is the incredibly cool Phonekerchief!

The Late Movies: Vintage Christmas

Miss Cellania

Christmas has been the subject of film ever since film was invented. Some of those early shows survive, although you may not have seen them.

The Quick 8: Eight Cool Salvation Army Donations

Stacy Conradt

It’s not just pennies and dimes that people dump into those iconic red Salvation Army kettles at the holidays – some people see it as a chance to unload unlucky wedding jewelry, cumbersome stacks of $

Attention Cleveland-Area Flossers: Come On Over!

Jason English

If you live in the Cleveland area and are looking for something to do tomorrow (Saturday), stop by the mental_floss retail store in Chesterland! Come see where the magic happens.

One Scary Film: COLLAPSE

Ransom Riggs

Collapse is a 2009 documentary about the ideas and predictions of a man named Michael Ruppert, a former police officer and investigative journalist.

Symphony of Science: A Wave of Reason

Chris Higgins

In the seventh "Symphony of Science" installment by John Boswell, Carl Sagan sings: "Science is more than a body of knowledge: it's a way of thinking; a way of skeptically interr

Things You Said That You Should Not Have

Jason English

Every Friday, 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.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Marijuana Christmas Tree Police in Germany seized a Christmas tree from a resident of Koblenz, because under the ornaments was a six-foot-tall marijuana plant!

Brain Game: My Game Friday

Welcome to the Friday Brain Game. Good luck! The last two letters of the name of which U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Frozen Faces

Miss Cellania

Geomyces destructans, the fungus that causes "white nose syndrome", is killing off bats in record numbers.

Today's Giveaway: Infunitum!

Jason English

Our friends at UncommonGoods have given us a copy of the award-winning game Infunitum to dangle before you this evening.