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Places That Could Use a Little mental_floss

Ethan Trex

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.

Utterly Amazing Paper Sculptures

Jill Harness

Artist Cheong-ah Hwang's amazing paper creations almost look like origami upon first glance, but when you really start looking at her pop-culture dioramas, you soon realize that that amazing leve

Brain Game: Twenty Thirteen

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is a word ladder that celebrates the dawn of a brand new year.

Morning Cup of Links: Seeing-eye Cat

Miss Cellania

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. Flavorwire's most popular article of 2012 will make you wish to travel the word just to buy books. * A blind dog gets a seeing-eye cat.

12 Historical Speeches Nobody Ever Heard

Lucas Reilly

For every speech, there are a bunch of versions that ended up on the writers' room floor. Here are 12 speeches that were written but, for a variety of reasons, never delivered.

29 Games Nobody Plays Anymore

Paul Anthony Jones

How to Sing Like The Beatles

Chris Higgins

Galeazzo Frudua is a fantastic Italian singer who specializes in deconstructing the complex harmonies of The Beatles.

20 Future Stars Who Appeared on 'Friends'

Daniel Bettridge

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

Jason English

The Missing Links: The Man Who Invented the Nugget

Colin Patrick

Kick Off the New Year With A Brain Cramp Here is the hardest logic puzzle of all time. My head hurts just reading it. * The Beginning of the

Raising the Bar: 9 Even More Elaborate Proposals

Miss Cellania

The modern custom of the elaborate public surprise proposal gives us lots of smiles and a few vicarious tears of happiness, even if we wouldn't want such publicity for ourselves.

12 of the Most Distracting Extras in Movie History

Rudie Obias

16 Out-of-Context IKEA Instructions to Help You Live a Better Life

Nick Greene

17 More Offbeat Holidays and Anniversaries to Celebrate in January

Laura Turner Garrison

Forget weight loss and penny-pinching, make a resolution to keep this year a little more unconventional.

A Silly 2013 Fact to Ring in the New Year

Jason English

via @qikipedia: 2013 is the first year since 1987 where all four digits are different from one another.— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) January 1, 2013 Happy New