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mental_floss is seeking information that will lead to the discovery of eight prominent people who have vanished in the annals of history. Solve these mysterious disappearances by locating their last names in the word search puzzle inÂ our Missing PersonsÂ
It's Opening Day! Time to buy some peanuts and Cracker Jack (or at least some soy nuts and rice cakes). Baseball is full of legends, and plenty of legend. But can you tell truth from fiction? Download and print out our "Reverse the Curse" worksheet so th
With St. Paddy celebrations coming up this weekend, we thought it would beÂ the perfect opportunity to celebrate the work of history's two most legendary snake annihilators, St. Patrick and Samuel L. Jackson. In case you've already forgotten, Jackson kick
It's time for all you geniuses to tackle this week's mental_floss
There's only one way to cut yourself loose from the noose: solve these six hangman puzzles about notable hangings and receive a stay of execution from the
Here's the puzzle I put up the other day (from this post)Â and here are the answers I promised. How'd you
In order to solve this crossword puzzle, you'll need to know a bit of Klingon, Elvish, Furbish, Esperanto and a handful of other constructed languages. In fact, all of the solutions are in constructed languages. Thanks to Kevin Kosbab forÂ becoming fluent
For the past 5 years, mental_flossÂ has beenÂ on a mission to help our readers live like geniuses. So, just in time for Valentines Day, we thought we'd put together a little worksheet to help you LOVE like geniuses. The worksheet includes strategiesÂ empl
While there's certainly been significant progress in the fight against infectious disease around the globe, a study recently published in Neurology points out another category of diseaseÂ that many developing nations are notÂ prepared to fight - non-commu
Dr. Robert Bohannon has made a major advancement in theÂ effort toÂ make Americans even more unhealthy. He has figured out a way to add caffeine to donuts. I bet Bohannon never imagined he'd take on such important work when he became a molecular
The Domain: Wife Carrying The Master: Estonian "athlete" Margo Uusorg is probably the world's greatest wife carrier. At the annual Wife Carrying World Championship in SonkajÃ¤rvi, Finland (where first prize is the wife's weight in beer!), Uusorg has emer
From the USB-powered butt coolerÂ to theÂ earwax remover with a camera attached, here are 7 gadgets youÂ had no idea you needed so badly.