One of Prince Charles's Secret Service code names was "Unicorn."
A mental_floss staffer who shall remain nameless asks, “Why is cranberry juice good for treating UTIs?
If you know the English alphabet and can visualize a bit (or stand on your head), you can solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
First, there's the list of the highest-paid actors of the year.
TV doesn’t get much respect. It rots your brain and grows couch potatoes. But the so-called idiot box also swings elections, rewires brains, snares criminals, and even sways the Supreme Court.
Installment #40: Ten days after Montenegro declared war on the Ottoman Empire, the rest of the Balkan League piled on, with simultaneous declarations of war by Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece, which ulti
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping that nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.
One of the biggest news stories of 2012 has been the so-called Miami Zombie attack, where one man—theorized to be on bath salts—attacked a homeless man and gnawed on his face.
TED + The Onion = Onion Talks
This skewering of TED's TED Talks is hilarious and perfectly executed.
The Five-Second Rule: Debunked
But not before countless generations have taken a
On September 30, 1990, British Satellite Broadcasting aired a single episode of a Nazi-themed sitcom featuring fictionalized versions of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun.
Near Adams, Tennessee, stands a cave and a historical marker on a farm where the family of John Bell lived in the early 1800s.
While many girls dream of a sunny, summer wedding, there are plenty of less-traditional gals out there who want a darker and spookier ceremony.
Today is Alaska Day, the anniversary of the formal transfer of the Territory of Alaska from Russia to the United States.
Around this time of year, we’re all loosening our belts and getting ready to gorge ourselves on hot, gravy-laden turkey.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is an open-ended question with no set answer. We haven't done one like this for a while, so it's time.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vampires. Like, eating garlic isn't your only defense against them, just the tastiest.
The Gregory Brothers know how to make a political debate entertaining.