Joined: Oct 20, 2014
Caitlin Schneider is a former editor for Mental Floss. She is now senior social editor at Vice.
Spring is in the air, as is the promise of several offbeat holidays—even if you don’t like pranks or chocolate bunnies.
In the mid-'90s, Kermit the Frog was the face of the 40-year-old Muppet brand and had both a movie and a TV show to promote. So he did what any single-person empire does while sitting atop their celebrity throne: he released a fragrance.
When Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the surface of the Moon in July of 1969, software was a relatively new development. In fact, the Moon mission was one of the first times this kind of engineering was used in such a fundamental way. History was being wri
Have some cake this month on behalf of these important figures in history, art, and pop culture—all of whom were born in July.
From Star Wars Day to National Tap Dance Day, the month of May is full of delightful, offbeat holidays you should be celebrating.
Sometimes it can be harder to keep tabs on those to-dos that need annual attention—but we’ve got you covered.
Thanksgiving and Christmas may have already come and gone, but Thomas Crapper Day is on the horizon.
On New Year’s Eve, after the ball has dropped, revelers queue up 'Auld Lang Syne'—that song that makes you cry, even though you don’t understand it and know almost none of the words.
You're going to want a Gewürztraminer with those Jolly Ranchers.
Hunting for new ways to express yourself that don't involve emojis? Look no further than these charming words and phrases hailing from the land of fire and ice.