Tag Archives: Mental floss

29 Myth About Booze Disproved By the Hilarious Hannah Hart of ‘My Drunk Kitchen’

The host of the hysterical My Drunk Kitchen, Hannah Hart, teamed up with Mental Floss to dispel common myths about […]

33 Fun Facts About 33 Colleges

Just when you thought you couldn't list any fun facts without mentioning Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's, this comes out and totally blows your mind. 

The 26 Most Bizarre College Classes

Underwater basket weaving, ladies and gentlemen! Sadly, it's not a real college class, but everything in the video below is. 

What Are The Origins of Our Most Popular Superstitions?

Religion, mostly. Like why is walking under a ladder bad luck? BECAUSE YOU BE DISRESPEKKIN' THE HOLY TRINITY, SON.

48 Names for Things You Didn’t Know Had Names

These Mental Floss videos make for a captivating few minutes of my day. They are practically the only form of learning I experience these days.

107 Regional Slang Words to Blow Your Morning Out of the Water

Because you don't want to sound like a damn ignoramus when you're traveling to places where people talk funny.

79 Common Mispronunciations

Lifehack your vocabulary.

44 Fictional Character Names You’ve Never Known Revealed!

HUZZAH!!! Our national fictional character name nightmare is over, you guys!

49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed

Here is a fine and educational way to burn through the next 10 minutes of your life. 

56 Acronyms and Initialisms You Probably Didn’t Know

Get learned up!