Before jumping to books and TV and Happy Meals, Strawberry Shortcake and the Care Bears were just designs on greeting cards.
A violinist designed a special tuxedo shirt to accommodate musicians' wide range of motion.
How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.
This sleeping arrangement is not for the faint of heart.
This virtual music box produces sounds based on the varying orbital speeds of different planets.
This list will put you in a glass case of emotion. In a good way.
Robotic assistants could react to real-time scans of the patient’s body.
On July 14, the New Horizons probe will be closer to Pluto than New York City is to Hong Kong.
When a bill came due, Tesla got creative.
Another round of humorous and/or useful flowcharts from around the web.
From 1863 to 1935, the building that is now New York's Tenement Museum housed some 7,000 residents—and they left some pretty interesting things in the walls and floors.
There’s a light bulb in Livermore, California that has been burning since 1901.
©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.