Mental Floss UK

7 Prototype Movie Tie-in Toys That Were Never Released
11 Plants That Look Like Animals
7 Old-Fashioned Remedies for the Common Cold
You Can Thank Dolly Parton for Buffy The Vampire Slayer
How Are Dr. Seuss's Books Translated?
5 Muscles You Might Be Missing
Do Carbonated Drinks Go Flat Quicker on Their Sides?
9 Rare Flowers That Only Grow in One Place
How Robert De Niro's Landlord Landed a Role in 'Goodfellas'
France Stopped Using the Guillotine as 'Star Wars' Premiered
The Surprising Literary Origins of Wile E. Coyote
Why Is Bacon Sometimes Green?
Watch Live as People Reenact The Beatles' Abbey Road Crossing
How To See Colors That Don’t Exist
8 Animals That Are No Longer Endangered
5 Famous People Whose Tombs Were Robbed
5 Extinctions That Wiped Much of Life off Planet Earth
5 Cratered Facts About Mercury
5 Strange Facts About the Planet Earth
6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse
The World's Highest Unclimbed Mountain (So Far)
How Our Eyes See Everything Upside Down
5 Surprising Things That Have Broken the Speed of Sound
5 Gross-Out Games for Kids
10 Islands Currently for Sale—And How Much They Cost
10 (Sometimes Surprising) Good Luck Charms From Around The World
11 People Who Turned Up Alive at Their Own Funeral
7 Alternative Versions Of Monopoly
10 Authors Who Write Under Different Pen Names
3 Mountains Taller Than Everest
Does Drinking a Hot Drink Really Cool You Down?
Man Dresses Up As His Dog’s Favorite Toy For Halloween
What Happens When Google Earth Goes Wrong
Secret Red Dwarf Theme Tune Lyrics Discovered After 27 Years
How 5 Popular Candy Bars Got Their Names
6 Other Puzzles Invented by the Creator of the Rubik's Cube
What's the Difference Between Great Britain and the UK?
Why Are Planets Round?
The Indonesian Church That Looks Like A Chicken
5 Strange Things That Became Musical Instruments
10 Soulful Facts About 'The Commitments'
7 Words That Mean The Opposite Of What They Used To
How 6 of the World's Major Currencies Got Their Names
7 Strange Things That Have Been Left On the Moon
You Won't Find the Letter "E" in Either of These Two Novels
The Grizzly Bear Who Met Margaret Thatcher, Appeared in a Bond Movie, and Fled to Scotland for 24 Days
How To Cure Your Hiccups In 15 Seconds Or Less
Why Are Razor Blades So Expensive?
New Non-Melting Ice Cream Is the Ultimate Summer Snack
Japan Will Make Its Last-Ever VCR This Month


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