Mental Floss

March 4th, 2008

Miss Cellania
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An Amazon tribe initiates boys into manhood by subjecting them to ant stings that are many times more painful than bee stings. It's a ritual they must do over and over.
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What Everyone Should Know About Science. Not a list of facts, it's an overview of what science really is.
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How to protect your home from an avalanche. Not building it underneath a snowy mountain would be too obvious.
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Saul Bass designed hip animated titles sequences for many movies in the 60s. If he had worked on Star Wars, its look would have been quite different.
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Fiery explosions, beautiful reactions, and hilarious music videos are great reasons to be excited about chemistry. Watch ten videos that will amaze and amuse even those who hated chemistry.
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12 Powerful Ways to Keep Your Online Life Simple and Peaceful. Follow these, and you'll probably get more accomplished in the long run.
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The Flickr Song Chart Pool is a collection of charts people have made to illustrate songs. The best don't give away the title, because the fun is in figuring it out!
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Just in case we destroy civilization, there are seeds stored safely inside a mountain on an island near the North Pole.

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