The famous Aaron Burr “Got Milk?” ad from 1993 was directed by Michael Bay.
For the month of January I’m bringing you a great lecture every weekday. This week I picked my favorite TED Talks -- and got some great suggestions for more!
Hear ye, hear ye! The savior of hardcore arises! It is … an eight-year-old Australian girl! who has found a way to make the first relevant hardcore song in several decades.
Happy National Hugging Day!
From the holiday’s website: “While some encourage hugging everyone, National Hugging Day always suggests at least asking first."
Who is your favorite Muppet? I am partial to Dr. Bunsen Honeydew's long-suffering assistant, Beaker. Here are some of his finer moments.
Ode to Joy
Ten-part, or whatever harmony!
I saw the above photo posted on reddit today and was suddenly filled with raging, uncontrollable nostalgia.
The circus has always been about performers reaching the pinnacle of courage, strength, and skill, all for the intangible payback of the roar of the crowd.
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.
Malcolm Gladwell is the author of iconic books including Blink and The Tipping Point.
New Species is Really Faux Hawk
A farmer in New Zealand is in trouble for painting hawks.
During last night's GOP debate, Mitt Romney attempted to minimize Newt Gingrich's connection to President
First things first: Congratulations to Maria, who won our "Extremely Short Story" challenge in last Friday's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
After the blackouts: What's next for SOPA?
Everyone knows Paul Bunyan: a man of extraordinary stature who traveled the country with an ox of extraordinary color.
Everyone also knows that this folkloric hero is blatantly imaginary.
Attention _flossers! It's time once again for everyone's favorite Thursday night game — GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.