Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
More and more, we can get computers to do things for us by talking to them.
Along with Mercury in retrograde, the full moon is a pretty popular scapegoat for bad luck and bizarre behavior. Encounter someone acting strangely? Blame it on the lunar phases!
We’ve seen great libraries from all over the world, including a second look at amazing American libraries. Now it’s time for more beautiful libraries in Europe!
1. The Royal Library,
I lost an hour or so making sure I supplied the correct answer to today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time puzzle, and I'm still not convinced of my success.
The worst foods we love. Admit it, you've got some unreasonable cravings for junk foods that are full of salt, sugar, and childhood memories.
So who was this J.R. Ewing character anyway?
Modernist Cuisine describes itself as "a team of chefs, scientists, writers, and food lovers, contributing to the revolution underway in the art and science of cooking." They're probabl
Admittedly, you probably wouldn't want to keep one of David Mach's incredible artworks in your living room—at least not without a fireproof glass display case—but regardless of the potential
"I made some truly awful movies. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot was the worst."
Readying a film for theatrical release is a lengthy process that involves completing special and visual effects, editing scenes together, and even creating sequences from scratch—so it's no surpr
Animated Ways to Die
This song is so catchy, and the ill-fated characters that dance along to it are just so lovable.
The holidays are here again. That means family, and family means listening to insane, ill-informed debates over every subject imaginable.
The first person to correctly guess that number wins a free t-shirt from the mental_floss store.
Whether it’s the classic brunch staple Hollandaise or Guy Fieri’s Donkey Sauce, human beings have always seemed to have a love affair with condiments.
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