There are roughly 70 ingredients in the McRib.
Here's a five-minute TED Talk in which Jessa Gamble talks briefly about how animals (including us) have natural sleep cycles.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is not an easy one. This word ladder took me eight steps to solve...
The Dark Side of the Placebo Effect: When Intense Belief Kills. (via Metafilter)
The Pathology of the Unlucky Coke Mule.
Television is a powerful medium. For example, a single word – "Flukeman" – can send a chill down the collective spines of an entire generation.
Imagine getting a phone call out of the blue, informing you that someone you barely recalled had named a television character after you and wanted to give you royalties. Nice, right?
Based on a reader suggestion—after Songs About Guys Named Johnny and the readers' choice version—we've got a quick round-up of songs about girls named Jenny. Did we leave off your favorite?
Jim Parsons, who plays the uber-awkward brainiac Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory, won his second Emmy Sunday night.
Iceland is a landscape that's still being born.
With new species being discovered all the time, there seems to be no end to the strange wonders of the seas.
1. Leafy Sea
It takes guts to title your blockbuster novel using an intentional misspelling.
The mentalfloss.com Brain Game continues on its mission to get your noggin in gear each weekday with a new Tuesday Test Time challenge. Enjoy!
For each entry below, only ONE U.S.
Slate is beginning a series of articles focusing on school records for 395 students who attended the Manhattan Trade School for Girls in the 1920s.
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