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The Missing Links: Wes Anderson Bingo

Colin Patrick

Photo Gallery of the Day: Behind the Scenes at Paramount Pictures The shot above is from a series of LIFE pictures taken in the 1970s. Can anyone suggest some good sites that have a lot of photogr

Who Are Your Nerd Heroes?

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Party-crashing Cows A backyard party in Boxford, Massachusetts turned ugly when a herd of cows arrived uninvited.

Brain Game: Double-Aught Leaders

The 2012 presidential election is less than six months away, so let's brush up on some former Commanders-in-Chief in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.

Morning Cup of Links: Stories from Long Ago

Miss Cellania

Thirty-two years later, Mount St. Helens has recovered nicely from the explosive volcanic eruption of 1980.

30 Famous People With Law Degrees

Stacy Conradt

Law degree image via Shutterstock Second-guessing your career choice? You're not alone.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 55

Mark Arminio

The weekend approaches, _flossers! To take you into the warm embrace of a Friday, here is another round of the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME!

The Missing Links: The Crypt of Civilization

Colin Patrick

Image: Potato mold. Heikki Leis The Mold & The Beautiful The spoiled produce in the Afterlife photography series is a feast for the eyes only. * So, Are You Married? Kids?

5 Mountains Deadlier Than Everest

Lauren Hansen

© Keren Su/CORBIS Hundreds of climbers have lost their lives trying to conquer Everest, including four last weekend. But the tallest mountain in the world is not actually the most lethal.

At the Libraries: Life-Changing Book Characters

Miss Kathleen

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.

Neil Gaiman's Commencement Speech on Creative Careers

Chris Higgins

"Nothing I did, where the only reason for doing it was the money, was ever worth it except as bitter experience. Usually I didn't end up getting the money either.

Ten Tetris Treats

Miss Cellania

Some people play with their food, while others make a game out of cooking -literally!

Brain Game: Tweet?

Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is a "quickie." Good luck: What four-letter English word for a particular type of animal has no rhyme? Here is the ANS

Morning Cup of Links: Scary Lego Monsters

Miss Cellania

A new line of Lego toys called Monster Fighters features vampires, mummies, and heroes who fight them.

What Do Snakes and Sticks Have to Do With Doctors?

Matt Soniak

If you’ve ever seen the World Health Organization or American Medical Association logo, or the “star of life” on the side of an ambulance, you might have wondered what a snake wrapped around a stick h