Pentheraphobia is the persistent fear of your mother-in-law.
It's the time of year when seeing flesh-eating zombies on the streets is actually kind of normal. So let's talk about cannibalism.
Rubella Virus. Wikimedia CommonsAlmost everyone is familiar with the measles and mumps, but the 'R' in the MMR vaccine might not ring a bell.
In this Classic Albums documentary, we learn how Nirvana's Nevermind was made.
Charting the various incarnations of James Bond in terms of booze, bonks and bodies.
Seen any zombies lately? I bet you have! Now you'll see more in the Late Movies!
A Guy's Guide To Zombies
A 1950s training film to prepare the citizenry for the Zombie Apocalypse.
Put a wild animal in a cage, and it’s bound to act differently. Zoologists and vets have many strategies to help an animal get settled and normalize its behavior in captivity.
“The Ballad of Ira Hayes”
Written by Pete La Farge (1963)
Performed by Johnny Cash
Folk singer and songwriter Peter La Farge packed a lot into his thirty-four years on Earth.
Jason's out this week, so we called in a worthy substitute to whip up this week's Friday Happy Hour. Below is a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.
LIFE at the Fair
Check out these shots from their photo gallery of shots taken at a 1930s fair, a collection that includes this baffling shot of chimps in little cars.
In the days before the Internet, writing a letter to a celebrity and sending it out via snail mail was almost a rite of passage. Nearly everyone did it.
Politicians have to dress the part.
Paul Erd?s was a mathematician.
Couple Sold Pot for a Good Cause
Michael Foster and Susan Cooper, both in their 60s, of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, England, were arrested for running a marijuana-growing operation that netted an esti
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.