Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
A Sobering Look At Lotteries
This Powerball lottery simulator allows you to see just how much money you’d stand to lose if you play the lottery on a regular basis.
Everyone knows Beaker, Kermit, Rizzo, and Fozzie. It’s time we give lesser-known Muppets some love!
A few years back we wrote about a hilarious blog called Fake Science, which deals in intentional pseudo-science.
Last summer Bill DeMain shared 15 nuanced words and expressions that simply can’t be said in English. Haley Sweetland Edwards gave you 14 more last fall.
I drive a 2000 Hyundai Elantra with its factory original tape deck. It's in "fair" shape -- low miles but a lotta dents.
Doctor Who fans have a lot of creativity and talent, and many times they share it on YouTube.
What's this? A new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Monday Math Square challenge.
We’ve featured cakes based on video games before, but for those who prefer to play their games in the real world against non-virtual friends, here are 11 great tribute desserts.
1. Dungeons &
Despite photographic evidence and eyewitness accounts, these tales of time travel were too good to be true.
Installment #30: August was a bad month for the Ottoman Empire, as the Albanian rebellion reached its climax and ethnic tensions between Bulgarians and Turks exploded, literally, with a terrorist bomb
When I read the headline, "Back To The Future II Hoverboard Test Footage" … well, I think it speaks for itself!
The Archive of American Television is a goldmine.
In honor of today's Olympic marathon, here's a look back at the origin of the race, plus an explanation of the whole ".2"
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
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If you're new around here, on the 11th day of every month we run at least 11 '11 lists' (like '10 lists' but slightly longer).