Joined: Aug 25, 2015
Kirstin Fawcett is a former staff writer for Mental Floss.
Get to know the exotic, spotted kitty.
For one of literature’s most enduring works, Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' didn’t receive much of a turnout when it was first adapted for the stage: A total of two people showed up.
If you adore felines, you’re in good company: Many of history’s most famous figures—including Florence Nightingale, Pope Paul II, Mark Twain, and the Brontë sisters—all owned, and loved, cats.
Party like you're a Stark or a Lannister—minus the threat of a massacre of poisoning—with recipes for Purple Wedding pigeon pie and more.
Instead of safekeeping her grandparents’s old love letters in a ribbon-tied shoebox, Meghan Coomes turns them into heirloom accessories.
Get to know the brilliant African American innovators who brought you blood banks, personal computers, touch-tone telephones, and more.
The short answer: a lot.
It's worth it to splurge on new stuff if you know it will last forever. Here are a few items that are guaranteed to last.
The elusive, fluffy wildcat may be adorable, but they're not social animals. They don't even seem to like each other very much.
The collections contain vintage toys, many of which are no longer sold in stores.
Forego the forest vibe for a more tropical aesthetic.
As Gentiles feast on turkey and roast beef during the Yuletide season, why do many Jews opt for chop suey? While convenience is king, other ingredients play a part in this delicious story.