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Ferret-Down-Trousers – Something That I Hoped Wasn’t Real

From the Yes, This Really Happens Department, I bring you the terrifying sport-slash-torture-ritual of Ferret Legging, also known as “put ‘em down” and the much more descriptive “ferret-down-trousers.” Yes, folks, here’s how it works: you get yourself some ferrets, you open your trousers, and you place the ferret in the trousers. The [...]

8 Disabled Animals That Triumphed Over Adversity

Like humans, animals are prone to birth defects and devastating accidents that leave them disabled. What’s incredible about all creatures (including mankind) is their ability to thrive despite their challenges and survive against all odds. These 8 animals are inspirations not just to those with disabilities, but to everyone who’s faced a seemingly impossible challenge. 1. [...]

Scenes From Our Birmingham Trivia Show

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to our Birmingham trivia show on Tuesday night. We had a packed house at Cantina and raised $2000 for the Ronald McDonald House. And a big thanks to Reg, our new executive vp of Birmingham-area trivia shows, for co-hosting the event. Those of you who couldn’t attend [...]

Our Trivia Show in Birmingham is Tomorrow!

Hey Birmingham Flossers! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 12th at 7pm. The mental_floss Trivia Show is coming to Cantina on 29th Street in Birmingham. (Check out the map to get directions.) Join mental_floss president Will Pearson and Reg from Reg’s Coffee House for an hilarious night of trivia. Dozens of prizes will be tossed out [...]

The Trivia Show Birmingham: Oct. 12

Hey Birmingham Flossers! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 12th at 7pm. The mental_floss Trivia Show is coming to Cantina on 29th Street in Birmingham. (Check out the map to get directions.) Join mental_floss president Will Pearson and Reg from Reg’s Coffee House for an hilarious night of trivia. Dozens of prizes will be tossed out [...]