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11 Scientific Benefits of Taking Adventurous Vacations

While lounging by the beach sipping drinks with little umbrellas can be fantastic, a more active, adventurous vacation can actually do more to improve your quality of life.

WWI Centennial: London Bombed, Lenin Calls for Revolution

Erik Sass

'The Goonies' to Become an Immersive Theater Show

Caitlin Schneider

As close as you'll ever get to adventuring with Mikey, Mouth, Chunk, Data and Sloth.

Berlin Has a Zero-Waste Grocery Store

Alvin Ward

This retailer eschews brand names and unnecessary packaging.

The Exclusive Caves of Lava Beds National Monument

Michele Debczak

Only a few dozen people each year are granted access to some of the most unique caves on Earth.

Charlie Chaplin Made a Short Film About Photobombing in 1914

Anna Green

Charlie Chaplin satirized the practice of photobombing over a century ago

The Book That Promises to Put Your Kids to Sleep in Minutes

Mental Floss UK

'The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep' uses a variety of techniques to get children to fall asleep quickly.

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Jessanne Collins the mag

Interested in Batman, Mr. McFeely or the Muppets? Then you'll want to check out the October issue of mental_floss magazine!

12 High-Stakes Facts About 'Casino'

Eric D Snider

6. According to Martin Scorsese, the film has "no plot at all."

Why Do I Have to Go to Sleep?

Jen Pinkowski

Our debut story in new science-based series for kids called "Why?'

A Special Whisky Glass for Special Space Whisky

Shaunacy Ferro

One Scotch maker is already planning for space tourism.

Meet the 8-Year-Old Girl Who Started Her Own Monthly Newspaper

Kirstin Fawcett

Hilde Lysiak's publication covers fires, fundraisers, and town hall meetings.

8 Memorable Comics Screw-Ups

Rich Barrett

Mistakes happen. Sometimes, like in these mixups, those mistakes end up in print with a distribution in the hundreds of thousands.

The Missing Links: Honest Love Cards

Colin Patrick