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How One American Cinema Turned 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' Into a Hit

Mental Floss UK

Tracking the Origins of 7 Pirate Stereotypes

Mark Mancini

Turns out, the odds are very low there's any buried treasure.

Kermit, Cookie Monster, and the Mystery Box

Chris Higgins

"You know, life not all guessing games, frog." —Cookie Monster

The Answer Starts With 'M'

There's your hint.

Chinese Rulers Once Predicted the Future With These Ancient Carved Bones

Kirstin Fawcett

Over the years, oracle bones have provided scholars with detailed records of China's Shang Dynasty period.

This Ohio Grocery Store Is Offering Free Fruit to Kids Under 12

Michele Debczak

It's a smart distraction from the flashy junk food aisle.

Thinking Hard Might Be Contagious, a New Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that sitting next to someone who’s concentrating hard can improve your own concentration.

See a Scale Model of the Solar System in the Nevada Desert

Caitlin Schneider

The filmmakers figured the only way to truly see an accurate scale of the universe was to build it themselves.

Mix Cocktails Like MacGyver With Scavenged Ingredients

Clair McLafferty

You can make impressive drinks yourself with nothing more than the mini bottles of liquor sold on planes and trains and a few scavenged ingredients.

10 LEGO Sets That You Can Help Make Happen

Caitlin Schneider

Because we all need an adorable little square-torsoed Ringo Starr in our lives.

He's Been Frozen in Carbonite—Now Han Solo Is Encased in Pop-Tarts

Caitlin Schneider

In a galaxy far, far way, these are definitely part of a balanced breakfast.

A Berlin Bar Where All the Furniture Is on the Ceiling

Shaunacy Ferro

At Madame Claude, things get topsy-turvy before you even order your first drink.

Do Peaches Make Your Lips Itch?

Kate Horowitz

You may have a pollen food allergy.

12 Fascinating Facts About ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’

Eric D Snider

Sting's wife found it, Tom Cruise sold it, Brad Pitt loved it, and Madonna married its director.

This Futuristic Headband Vibrates Music Through Your Skull

Andrew LaSane

Give your ears a rest with this innovative new device.