photography
List
5 Things You Didn't Know About Ansel Adams
There was a lot more to the photographer than his iconic vistas.... READ ON
Space
Photographer Creates Detailed Exoplanets Out of Styrofoam
Adam Makarenko takes a grade school science project to new heights.... READ ON
Videos
Bleak and Stunning Photos of Abandoned Shopping Malls
Photographer Seph Lawless snapped these pictures inside two abandoned Ohio shopping malls. His work captures both the beauty and the melancholy of these modern ruins before they were demolished.... READ ON
Videos
Breathtaking Photos of Abandoned and Forgotten Places
Art
Facebook Censors Image of Nude Neptune Statue
Make sure your favorite deities are wearing pants before you post a picture of them.... READ ON
Photos
The Most Instagrammed Places of 2016
If you snapped a selfie at Disney World this year, you’re not alone.... READ ON
History
Wilson A. Bentley: The Man Who Photographed Snowflakes
His research is credited with establishing the theory that no two snowflakes are alike.... READ ON
History
The Time a Scotsman Played Bagpipes for a Penguin in Antarctica
Gilbert Kerr donned full Highland dress in the Antarctic cold.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
Take a Look at Images of Ordinary Objects Cut in Half
What does the inside of a camera look like?... READ ON
Weather
Behind the Scenes With a Storm-Chasing Photographer
A lake in Venezuela sees 1.2 million lightning strikes every year, and Jonas Piontek is there to capture them.... READ ON
History
On This Day in 1948, the First Polaroid Camera Was Sold
It would cost $900 in today's dollars.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
Apple Is Releasing a Coffee Table Book of Its Gadgets
It will run you $300.... READ ON
Fun
A Visit With Doctor Laser: New York’s Resident Holographer
An established pioneer in the field offers a peek inside his colorful laboratory.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
Century-Old Photos From Some of the Nation's Prettiest Cemeteries
Mossy oaks, crumbling tombs, and George Washington's grave.... READ ON
Technology
Kodak Debuts a Smartphone for Photography Nerds
The Kodak Ektra phone is a camera first and foremost.... READ ON
List
11 Secrets of Wildlife Photographers
Learn to think like an animal.... READ ON

Trappist breweries use their proceeds to cover their living and maintenance expenses. By rule, any leftover profits are donated to charity.

NEWSLETTER
A super-skimmable daily digest.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.