In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
The Easter Bunny is a beloved springtime character, but look deeper and you’ll realize nobody gives away that much chocolate unless they’re hiding something.
In this series, Mental Floss will examine the engineering problems associated with humanity’s most extreme endeavors, from mining asteroids to colonizing the ocean, and explain how engineers plan to s
These letters may not have contained the responses the candidates were hoping for, but a memorable rejection is better than a cold form letter from human resources.
Whether you prefer Thin Mints or Samoas, the pint-sized entrepreneurs peddling their sweet treats are making an awful lot of dough off of our national obsession with Girl Scout cookies.
Earlier this month, we showed 21st-century lads how to gentrify their wardrobes Victorian-style. Today, it’s the fairer sex’s turn.
Spinosaurus is one mysterious critter. Why don’t we know more about it? Blame the Nazis (seriously). Here are 10 remarkable factoids about this incredible dino.
If you're a down-trodden sandy-haired boy in the 1930s looking to impress the bullies back at the orphanage, who better to give you some hitting pointers than the Babe?
Today's map highlights the 47% of the country that remains unoccupied.
It's already summer in this video.
As the Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway, here's a look back at the sport’s most brutal injuries—and how they made the game safer.
In celebration of our YouTube channel's 1st birthday, John Green looks at some fascinating birthday traditions.
This week's most interesting comics include an Italian graphic novel about Kurt Cobain's childhood, a graphic novel by an architect and another by a neuroscientist.
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