Liechtenstein is the world’s leading exporter of false teeth.
Life is not the same today as it was yesterday.
The English Channel (La Manche) is the part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Britain from France.
A privately developed rocket, the Falcon 1 by Space X has made it into space. It passed above the International Space Station on Sunday. With video.
The 10 Most Famous Preserved Body Parts.
The Criterion Collection is known for excellence.
First, a hearty congrats to all of you who got all the answers correct this month.
A really good opener for this Q10 would be to tell you about this time I was choking and had my life saved by some wonderful person who knew how to do the Heimlich.
Welcome to the first in a weekly series of mental_floss guitar lessons. We're starting at the very beginning and presume that an air guitar is the only guitar you've ever strummed.
An actor, filmmaker and philanthropist among many other things, Paul Newman was one of the last great 20th century actors -- and he was also the most famous alum of my undergraduate alma mater, Kenyon
We've posted lists of crazy and annoying alarm clocks before. Here's one that is guaranteed to drive you stark raving bonkers. It's the The Tantrum Throwing Alarm Clock.
This weekend, I watched one of my favorite films - Cool Hand Luke -Â in remembrance ofÂ the late, greatÂ Paul Newman.
Einstein's 23 Biggest Mistakes. Like I tell my kids, if you don't make mistakes, you won't learn anything new. (via Geek Like Me)
The Geek Guide to New Fall TV.
As American photographer Gregory Crewdson celebrates his 46th birthday today, let's take a look at his life and methods. (Shown above is one of his untitled photographs from 2004.)
Allison Keene is off today, but will return next Saturday. Give her a head start on her link-gathering by sending your most fabulous web gems to
In case you're looking to kill some time before tonight's Presidential debate, here are some of the stories we've run during this extended campaign season: