Can You Tattoo a Corpse? And Four Other Fascinating Facts About Death

Stacy Conradt

Photo Courtesy of Order of the Good Death Are you guys watching Caitlin Doughty’s "Ask a Mortician"? You should be.

7 People Who Died and Left Their Fortunes To Strangers

Adrienne Crezo

It's not unusual for wealthy people to leave part or all of their wealth to family and friends. It's extremely rare, however, that people leave estates and fortunes to complete strangers.

Our New Election Collection Is On Sale Until Midnight!

Erin McCarthy

In honor of tonight's second presidential debate, we're putting our our brand-new election collection on sale! If you spend $60 or more, enter FALL10 at checkout to get $10 off.

The Missing Links: These Two Colors Rule Your Life

Colin Patrick

How the Blues & the Reds Run Your

11 Legendary Monsters of Africa

Miss Cellania

The legendary monsters series continues with some scary stories from Africa.

25 Quick By-The-Numbers Facts about U.S. Ambassadors

Laura Turner Garrison

American diplomacy is as old as the country itself.

How Did the Game Genie Work?

Chris Higgins

The Game Genie was the technological holy grail of my Nintendo-playing childhood. Here was a device that would let me play Super Mario Bros. with infinite lives, or get infinite rockets in Metroid.

The Social Security Number, A Biography: Part 2

Matt Soniak

Social Security office in Baltimore, Maryland.

How Do Tongue Twisters Twist The Tongue?

Matt Soniak

Try and say “she sells sea shells by the sea shore” three times very fast.

Brain Game: Upsilon Yours

If it's all Greek to you, you'll have a hand up solving today's Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Killer TV

Miss Cellania

Science Proves Those Dumb Interview Questions We All Hate Were Stupid All Along.

The Late Movies: Fun with Books

Andréa Fernandes

It's no secret that here at mental_floss we love books. We don't just love reading books, though -- we love seeing what other fun things people do with books.

Slow, but Scary, Killer Snails

Matt Soniak

Wikimedia Commons The killers in some classic slasher movies are notoriously slow.

We're Hosting an Online Trivia Contest With Pat Kiernan on October 25th!

Erin McCarthy

Super Duper Photographic You already know that we’re teaming up with TrivWorks and NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan for The Ultimate Halloween Pop Culture Night on October 29 in New York.

The Missing Links: The Political Leanings of TV Characters

Colin Patrick