Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
It’s almost like learning the truth about Santa Claus: Once you know, it’s so obvious, but you're still a little heartbroken when you discover that your favorite author didn’t really pen most of
Years ago we had this thing called College Weekend, where we'd turn mentalfloss.com over to our college-going readers on occasional Saturdays and Sundays.
Last week, readers @amyh914 and @johnjaramillo13 were wondering about the origins of “scab” as an insult for people who cross picket lines.
So here's a bit of Dr. Strangelove re-done in Lego stop-motion. In these two clips, we enjoy two key scenes from the film.
A short and sweet puzzle for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
How To Melt Your Brain With A Single Piece Of Paper. Vi Hart explains the hexaflexagon.
Shark vs. Octopus: now we finally know who wins.
Yesterday, it was announced that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will host this year's Academy Awards.
Tim Burton GIFs Galore
Jack Skellington, Batman, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Willy Wonka, Pee-wee, Ichabod Crane and a slew of other characters from Burton’s iconic catalog, captured in moving
Sometimes, you just need a nap—no matter where you
There are monsters all around us -or at least the legends of monsters. Last week we saw some of the monsters of Asia. Now here are some of the scariest monsters of Europe.
Today marks the beginning of the end of audiobooks. But don't cry -- there is still time to buy the last audiobook you will need before the coming global superpocalypse.
In your dreams, you’re the star of your own movie—and your subconscious often has you performing stunts that would put Tom Cruise to shame.
One of the most persistent myths in American history is that European explorers really got one over on the Native Americans by purchasing the entire island of Manhattan—where property has averaged $10
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