In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Today in 1961, Dave Evans (known as "The Edge" of U2) was born. In the 51 years since, The Edge has become known for his layered, echoing guitar lines.
When you think about it, most album titles are a little cryptic (Fiona Apple, I love you, but that's a lot of title).
The Grinch, Voldemort and Michael Jackson’s Zombie
No this isn’t the beginning of a “...walk into a bar...” joke.
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Neil Harbisson is an artist who was born with a rare form of colorblindness called achromatopsia -- he sees everything in grayscale.
For being such rare, magical creatures, gold medals seem to get second-rate treatment once they land in the hands of Olympians.
Read the instructions carefully to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
21 Stunning Examples Of Impeccable Logic. The kind of logic you find when you let millions of people share their thoughts with everyone online.
We’ve featured geeky wedding invitations, nerdy wedding dresses, funny wedding photos and more, but now it’s time to enjoy delightfully dorky wedding rings – and a few nerdy engagement rings as well.
Beloved public radio personality Garrison Keillor turned 70 years old today.
Stockbyte/John FoxxBefore Curiosity landed on Mars, the main topic of discussion among amateur astronomers was the blue Moon that is scheduled to make an appearance on August 31.
A Perfectly Legal $95,000 Bank Heist
Patrick Combs deposited a $95K junk mail bank check as a joke, fully expecting the transaction to be declined.
If you like beer, and like it in large quantities, this might be a familiar scenario: You sit down at the bar, get a beer and drink it. You drink another one. Maybe a third.
Bobak Ferdowsi is Flight Director on the Mars Science Laboratory mission (aka Curiosity).
When I researched the post 14 Great Names for Bugs, I found other wonderful species names, including some creatures that no longer exist.