PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
It's no secret that here at mental_floss we love books. We don't just love reading books, though -- we love seeing what other fun things people do with books.
The killers in some classic slasher movies are notoriously slow.
Super Duper Photographic
You already know that we’re teaming up with TrivWorks and NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan for The Ultimate Halloween Pop Culture Night on October 29 in New York.
They're authoritative, courteous, and could win an Olympic gold in Complimentary Beverage Pouring. But flight attendants have baggage, too.
Last week, more than 100,000 nerds gathered at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City to celebrate all things geek in comics, movies, anime, books, and TV.
My grandfather on my mother’s side is named Joseph. His son is also named Joseph. Not Joseph Junior. Not Joseph II. Just Joseph.
Felix Baumgartner prepares to make a 96,000 foot test jump.
Here's a brand new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Monday Math Square challenge.
Felix Baumgartner Completes 24-Mile Freefall Space Jump.
Forget the humans—the most compelling characters on The Walking Dead, which has its third season premiere tonight at 9pm on AMC, are obviously the zombies.
Tunnel your way through the human brain with this rad new interactive site from? NOVA and PBS.?
Robot Revolution Update: They are lulling us into complacency!
This season, the NFL added a weekly Thursday night game, which puts professional football on TV three nights a week.
Tis the season: 11 Essential DIY Pumpkin-Carving Hacks.
I love How Stuff Works articles, both the literal site but also the general genre, such as this from Gizmodo: the crazy journey of an MMS fr
You'll see and hear plenty of witches between now and Halloween, but not all of them are scary.