At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
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.
This might not be the time for the birds and the bees talk, but sometimes, when a man and a woman love each other, they have sex—but they don’t always do it to make a baby.
Despite urban legends claiming that waking a sleepwalker will send them into shock or give them a heart attack, it’s pretty much harmless.
are six Oscar winners who wouldn’t fall under most definitions of a professional actor at the time they won an Academy Award.
The day before the Academy Awards are given out, there’s another awards ceremony to hand out a not-so prestigious statue: the Golden Raspberry, given out to the worst stuff Hollywood has thrown our wa
Before the First Balkan War between the Balkan League and the Ottoman Empire was even over, another conflict was brewing—this time between the members of the Balkan League.