A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
The iPad was apparently developed for the convenience of cats, since the touch screen doesn't require typing, or even opposable thumbs!
Dave Jamieson is an award-winning journalist and an old friend of mental_floss. To promote his new book Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession, he put together a quiz for us on baseball card history.
The first version of this quiz was popular, so I'm giving it a second go-round. Of the two works given, just choose the one that had the most f-bombs.
And don't worry, this quiz is safe for work.
Released in 1991, L.A. Story is my favorite Steve Martin movie -- yes, I like it even better than The Jerk.
"Last year, more Americans went to symphonies than went to baseball games.
According to the National Library Association, National Bookmobile Day is "an annual celebration of the contributions of our nation's bookmobiles and the dedicated professionals who make qua
This is nice: Screen Caps is a site presenting HD-quality screen captures from movies, without commentary or explanation. Just big crazy screen caps, many of them suitable for desktop wallpaper.
Who doesn't like to kill zombies?
Welcome to part three of our nostalgic children's book Quick 10s! Today we're visiting Roger Hargreaves' world of Mr. Men and Little Misses.
1. Mr. Tickle was the first Mr.
Throughout the history of medicine, doctors have prescribed opium-based drugs.
If you could only keep one thing, what would it be? In a touching photo essay titled "What I Keep," photographer Susan Mullally asks homeless people in Waco, Texas that very question.
No one can accuse the IRS of not being thorough. On their website, they've addressed some of the more common arguments that folks have made to avoid paying taxes.
Welcome to the Wednesday Brain Game: What is the final letter in this sequence, and why?
EO, OE, O, EE, OU, IE, I, EE, EI, IE, ?
Scans of New Hominid's Skull Find Possible Chunk of Brain—and Bugs.