At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
The United States Holocaust memorial Museum in Washington is hosting National Days of Remembrance this week by welcoming those who liberated the concentration camps in 1945.
From Flossy reader Kate, a picture that includes a volcanic ash plume, glaciers and lightning. And as she pointed out, it's TOTALLY METAL!
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Tired of waking up in the same place every day?
Here's Lilah showing how it works. She created such a masterpiece, her parents framed her outfit along with her painting.
This cute video called The Wizard of Dogz inspired me to find out more about the beloved 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz.
Don't tell Winnie the Pooh, but he's not the only big shot on the children's book Bear Market "“ Paddington Bear has been charming children and adults alike since 1958.
Diplomatic immunity may be intended to keep diplomats from running afoul of local authorities while serving abroad, but some workers take it as a license to act like jerks.
If you're in Birmingham and looking for weekend programming, come out and meet various members of our Alabama staff at the Magic City Arts Connection in Linn Park.
On March 20th, Obscura Day was a worldwide celebration of "expeditions, back-room tours and hidden treasures in your hometown." 80 events took place in 20 countries, hosting more than 4,000
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. Very casual.
The Town that Loves Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin has a fan club in Adipur, Gujarat, India called the Charlie Circle.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert SPIN into TIRE inÂ seven (or fewer) steps.
Until recently, whenever I thought of organized crime in Italy, I thought of Godfather II and its turn-of-the-century flashbacks.