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The Day John Lennon Became a Disc Jockey

Bill DeMain

When John Lennon visited WNEW’s Dennis Elsas in 1974, he brought along some of his favorite records to

8 Seemingly Harmless Toys That Were Yanked Off the Shelf

Adrienne Crezo

Some toys were doomed from the start, as any one of the thousands of people impaled by lawn darts will attest. But others seem completely incapable of causing injury or duress…until they do.

Messing with Mother Nature: The Macquarie Island Ecosystem

Miss Cellania

The story of the Macquarie Island ecosystem may remind you of the song about the woman who swallowed a fly.

Google's Play

David K. Israel

Some of you might have noticed it already, but I only saw it last night: a new addition to my Gmail menu.

The Sagan Series: The Humans

Chris Higgins

The Sagan Series continues to surprise.

Brain Game: Big John

We're currently about eight months away from the next presidential election, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge focuses on a particular Commander-in-Chief of t

Morning Cup of Links: Ukrainian Crystal Caves

Miss Cellania

Can Advertising Survive the Digital Age?

10 Hilarious Pop Reinterpretations

David K. Israel

Artist Hillary White knows her classics... so well, that she's able to mash them up with pop-culture references and characters.

18 Athlete Explanations for Failed Drug Tests

Bud Shaw

© ART FOXALL/UPI/Landov Milwaukee Brewers' star Ryan Braun will start in left field on Opening Day.

Brain Game: Math Square #115

Start your week off right with a new Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.

Morning Cup of Links: Cameron's Abyss

Miss Cellania

Filmmaker James Cameron has accomplished his goal of reaching the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest depth of the Earth's oceans.

Weekend Links: The Giant Metal Moles Under London

Allison Keene

I haven't found a great game to feature on here in a while (I'm not counting pinball from yesterday since it was so rudimentary, though still fun!), so I'm pleased to finally be able to

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Weekend Links: Schrodinger's Ant

Allison Keene

From Abe Lincoln To Donald Duck, the history of the income tax.

The Late Movies: Tug of War

Miss Cellania

A video of a tug-of-war between a Canadian soldier and a US soldier went viral today.

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