A baby can cost new parents 750 hours of sleep in the first year.
Kinetic typography, or "moving text," videos have become increasingly popular and have flourished on YouTube, where design students everywhere post their pet projects and school assignments.
In A Perfect World, Science Museums Wouldn’t Have to Advertise
But since it isn't and they do, you might as well make sure the advertisements are geeky and cool to show off your science smarts.
This morning, I got a great email from mental_floss reader (and friend of a friend) Erik Dresner about his experience on Jeopardy! that I had to share.
In this stunning 9-minute video, the Ohio State University Marching Band performs a halftime tribute to video games during this weekend's game against Nebraska.
Last week we launched the iPad version of mental_floss magazine, and with your help we've climbed all the way to #4 on the App Store's Newsstand chart!
You know that feeling.
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The 10 Most Lovable Movie Monsters of All Time.
A great artist should be able to create no matter what materials he has at hand, and since the cost of traditional materials like paint, marble and clay can add up quickly, it only makes sense that ma
On September 30, I spent a geektastic day at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo.
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For an island of only 24 square miles, Manhattan sure has a lot of neighborhoods. Many have distinct monikers that might not seem intuitive to the lay-tourist, or even to a lifelong New Yorker.
Television viewers of the late 1970s who craved a combination of amateur athletics plus celebrity skin (mixed together with more cheese than a Wisconsin souvenir shop) had to look no further than Batt
This falls under the banner of "mind = blown" -- apparently, we've been using ketchup cups all wrong. Ok, seriously, how many of you knew this is how they were supposed to be used?
The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly has a smartphone in it.