When dragonflies mate, their tails form a heart.
Despite how beloved Pride and Prejudice is, there have been plenty of people who hated it.
Until a few decades ago, Ukraine was almost always referred to as the Ukraine. Then people started dropping the definite article, and now you almost never see it. What gives?
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These creatures may be wild, but they've never looked so relatable as they do in the series of amazing photographs by Tim Flach as seen in his new book, More Th
Please enjoy today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge, and good luck:
The year 2013 is a special one, since the total of the first three digits equals the fourth: 2+0+1 = 3.
The NFL’s No Good, Very Bad Season. There was more drama than football, and the league needs to return to entertaining its fans with sports.
Why telecommuting may destroy your work/life balance.
On December 31, 2012, timelapse.org chose its top timelapse videos of the year.
Never doubt the power of a devoted audience: Time and again, adoring fan bases have brought television shows back from the brink of cancellation—or actual cancellation.
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The dried, hollowed out squash is ornately decorated, emblazoned with the portraits of French revolutionary heroes and intriguing passages of text: “On January 2
Preparing For the Coming Cyber Wars
This connected little town was developed just to be wrecked by hacker terrorists.
The Internet Pays Some M*%#&#f@*%#ing
If you look at a map of North America, you’ll notice that the Canada–United States border is strikingly straight from the Pacific Ocean to about a third of the way across Minnesota, where it hiccups a
By Chris Gayomali
The famed quote wasn't quite so spontaneous after all, at least according to the late astronaut's
Good news, everyone! I wrote a book! It's called The Blogger Abides, and it's based on my experience writing for Mental Floss and other publications over the years.
Have you ever wanted to drink just like your favorite book, TV, movie or video game character, or at least drink a cocktail inspired by them? Well, good news.
We already learned over the summer that watching Friends is not the best way to learn about wildlife or first aid.
Having cancer is really boring. Don’t get me wrong; it’s also terrifying, stressful, and exhausting. But a lot of the time, it’s just mind-numbingly boring.