The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Some things are just purely human, it would appear.
A lot of people are afraid of snakes and the fear makes total sense, even if most snake bites aren't lethal. As it turns out, they can actually send you back in time.
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The other night, I watched a YouTube video featuring a woman standing on her bed, holding a cat upside down by its feet, then repeatedly dropping the cat onto the mattres
Chances are, if you live within radio frequency range of most any major city in the U.S. or Canada, you DO know Jack. But you probably don't know much about the man behind the voice of Jack...
Monday Monday, so good to me... Enjoy a new Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Nancy Brinker, founder of the Susan G.
Last month, Colin Perkins had the idea that we should live-tweet the Super Bowl, in the spirit of Pop Up Video.
"In honor of Kristen Bell’s now infamous 31st birthday sloth meltdown, here are 31 pictures of sloths chillin’." This link is dedicated to my sloth-loving friend David E.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Peter Newell's work was very popular at the end of the 19th century, appearing in children's books like Topsys and Turvys, a collection of poems and images that can be viewed upside-down or
If the ceremonial coin toss before Sunday’s Super Bowl turns up heads, everyone enrolled in the Papa John’s customer loyalty program will win a free large one-topping pizza and a two-liter bottle of P
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Sunday will mark the 17th time that NBC has broadcast the Super Bowl, tying it with CBS for the most in NFL history.
Setting the Record Straight
Last Monday I ran a story on how Apple's "1984" Super Bowl ad was almost canceled.
This Shakespearean retelling of the Three Little Pigs is a must-watch (thanks to my friend Chandler for this link!) This is probably the most high-brow comedy I've experienced in a long time.
In 2010, Ethan Trex gave us a great list of buildings shaped like what they sell... but there are way more than just 10 buildings shaped like what they sell, so today we're back with more!