Joined: Oct 20, 2014
Caitlin Schneider is a former editor for Mental Floss. She is now senior social editor at Vice.
25 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in January
A Brief History of "Auld Lang Syne"
12 Memorable Facts About the S.S. ‘Edmund Fitzgerald’
10 Common Crossword Puzzle Words You Should Know
These words rarely show up in real life, but they pop up again and again in the crossword world.
11 of History's Toughest Riddles
Test your brain.
11 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in May
Have some cake this month on behalf of these historical figures, all of whom were born in May.
35 Offbeat Holidays to Celebrate in April
Spring is in the air, as is the promise of several offbeat holidays—even if you don’t like pranks or chocolate bunnies.
In 1995, You Could Smell Like Kermit the Frog
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.
How a Game of Monopoly Put 15 Criminals Behind Bars
Why We See Faces in the Clouds
Meet Margaret Hamilton: The Woman Behind the Apollo Project
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
15 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in July
Have some cake this month on behalf of these important figures in history, art, and pop culture—all of whom were born in July.
30 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in May
From Star Wars Day to National Tap Dance Day, the month of May is full of delightful, offbeat holidays you should be celebrating.
15 Things You Should Do at Least Once a Year
Sometimes it can be harder to keep tabs on those to-dos that need annual attention—but we’ve got you covered.
Find the Best Wine to Pair With Your Favorite Halloween Candy
You're going to want a Gewürztraminer with those Jolly Ranchers.