Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.
Forget those sluggish tail-draggers you’ve seen plodding through old cartoons—in the real world, many dinosaurs lived fast and died young.
Grammar provides the bare bones for all language—be it the written words of Leo Tolstoy or the eminently impersonable speech of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Hannah Keyser looks into what makes the $2 bill so special.
Happy birthday, Stephen Colbert!
The emu appears prominently on the Australian coat of arms, but at one time, the country wasn't so proud to be home to the largest population of the species.
Reader (and writer) Stacy asks, “What makes Magic Shell so magic?”
Who started the AP program? How has it changed since the 1950s? And is it effective? Read closely—there will be a quiz.
There's a lot we don't understand about this seldom seen shark, but here are a few things we do know.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.