Prairie dogs say hello with kisses.
We’ve brought you literary tattoos, math tattoos and librarian tattoos, but now it’s time to take a look at the tattoos of scientists.
Have you ever had a "Love Jones," or even a "Basketball Jones"? Do you occasionally jones for a “hot now” Krispy Kreme donut (only to find that store closed)?
The animated map, from an anonymous researcher, is beautiful, mesmerizing — and made using highly illegal means
Long before he was an Academy Award-winning screenwriter and producer, Ben Affleck played C.T.
Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know ("Learn Something New Every Day, By Email"). We've invited him to share some of his stories on mental_floss this week.
Since the '80s, one name has been synonymous with adventure: Indiana Jones.
Taboos against what we would consider pretty mild exclamations led swearers of years past to come up with creative substitutions, and they've left their mark on our vocabulary.
There are three fathers of invention when it comes to nearly every car on the road today: Otto, Diesel, and Atkinson.
Swimming pools, fancy cars, and a lawyer on speed dial — they're all the trappings of fame. Sometimes when notable people fight the law, we all win.
In 1996, the cicadas of Brood II (the “East Coast Brood”) swarmed the northeastern United States and then disappeared almost as quickly as they came, leaving only their eggs and molted exoskeletons be