Flamingos are naturally white. Their diet of brine shrimp and algae turns them pink.
In my mind, the Christmas season doesn't officially start until CBS shows A Charlie Brown Christmas.
You guys. I think my house is totally haunted by malevolent spirits. People keep falling down the stairs.
If your name is Angus MacGyver, all you need to lay waste to life's obstacles—from hotwiring a moped to breaking out of a heavily guarded Soviet prison—is a tube sock, a jar o
By Chris Connolly
These life-sucking go-getters have managed to carve out some of the most ingenious survival strategies in the world.
Hey everybody, it's time for another original mental_floss video!
I'm a big planetarium fan. What could be more fun than sitting still in a big dark room and looking at stuff, while somebody talks about the cosmos and the sweep of time and stuff?
For those of you who missed Miss Cellania's fun post yesterday listing 10 Alternative Electronic Gifts, go check it out here.
New anti-aging drugs may eliminate the pain and suffering of old age, but they won't eliminate death.
The Bullwer-Lytton Fiction Contest annually honors the worst first line to a novel.
Turns out, the best drinking stories in history are actually, well, historical. So raise a glass to your forefathers and marvel at these tales.
This past weekend, we challenged our genius readers to come up with the cleverest sentence using nothing but four-letter words (the friendly kind).
On this day in 1892, Pyotr Tchaikovsky's ballet, The Nutcracker, was performed for the first time in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Check out this article from Astrobiology Magazine, describing how things would be different if we lacked the moon. Here's a