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The Most-Searched For Employer in Each State

Yelena Melnichenko

What kinds of jobs are people looking for in your state?

The Missing Links: Aliens, We're Coming For You

Hayley Harding

Your Favorite Beach Is Covered in Poo

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that fecal bacteria lives longer in sand than in seawater.

The 12 Men Who Walked on the Moon

Miss Cellania

Here's what they did once they came back to Earth.

The Smithsonian Is Hoping to "Reboot" Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit

Hayley Harding

The museum wants your help preserving the suit Armstrong wore for the moon landing in 1969.

Watch a Colorblind Man See the Full Spectrum for the First Time

Caitlin Schneider

Ethan Zachery Scott doesn't know what he's in for when he slides on a pair of EnChroma glasses, which correct for colorblindness.

These Instagram Stars Decorate Their Beards With Glitter and Feathers

Rebecca OConnell

Things can get a little hairy over @TheGayBeards.

First Names of 'Saturday Night Live' Stars

Take the quiz!

Morning Cup of Links: Totally Rad '80s Toys

Miss Cellania

10 American Ghost Towns You Can Visit

Bess Lovejoy

Because towns inhabited by actual people are so overrated.

Mental Floss Trivia Show is Coming to VidCon!

Next stop for The mental_floss Trivia Show: VidCon in Anaheim!

Youngest or Eldest, Your Birth Order Doesn’t Affect Your Personality

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study of 377,000 people finds no correlation between birth order and personality traits.

A Visual History of Homes In America

Hannah Keyser

In snazzy chart form.

10 Hair-Raising Facts About ‘Edward Scissorhands’

Rebecca Pahle

Tim Burton’s goth masterpiece is turning 25.

Is a Microphone a ‘Mic’ or a ‘Mike’?

Arika Okrent