Mental Floss

March 10th, 2008

Miss Cellania
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While you struggle to get up an hour earlier this morning, think of all the energy we save with Daylight Saving Time. Except we don't.
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Performance enhancing drugs are considered cheating when athletes do it. Is it any different when they enhance brain power?
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A One-Way, One-Person Mission to Mars could be done, but NASA won't touch it. Some would see it as a suicide mission; many would line up to be the first.
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Me, a song by the German group ASP. A eerie gothic animation about love, fear and death.
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The Ten Most Beautiful Bridges in the World. Not the biggest or the newest, these are just attractive in different ways.
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Ten Fun and Interesting Facts about Ireland. An estimated 40% of Americans can claim some sort of Irish heritage, so you may as well learn something about it.
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Acrobats and contortionists from the Great Chinese State Circus perform Swan Lake. Even if you don't like ballet, you'll be amazed at what the human body can do.
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Animal Magnetism: 9 Critters that owe their names to celebrities. You know you've really made it when they Latinize your name and attach it to a slug or something.

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