ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
How the master of horror got his first big break—and how his wife inspired him.
Air New Zealand is sponsoring a trip for one lucky candidate to work alongside National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards in Antarctica.
For some of us, every day is Halloween. What better way to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with indelible body art?
Erik Sass has been covering the events leading up to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened. But today he's here to discuss some inventions of The Great War.
Two Strange States entries simply weren't enough to contain the oddities in America’s favorite vacation destination. Here's another.
For the December issue of mental_floss magazine, Jake Rossen managed to do something we thought was impossible—he snagged an interview with the legendary Bill Watterson.
We’ve shown you some of the best costumes from the last few Halloweens. Do you remember what you pulled on in 1993, though?
After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my photo library of interesting tombstones to good use.
We sat down with Grumpy Cat and her humans—Tabatha Bundesen, her brother Bryan, and her daughter Crystal—to find out all we could about this seriously cranky (and seriously cute!) kitty.
Comic biographies of Sigmund Freud and Margaret Sanger, a brilliant use of animation in a webcomic, a journal comic about SPX and The Best American Comics of 2013.