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Pac-Man Shower Curtain

Holly from Get Your Nerd Craft On! blog created this waka-waka-riffic shower curtain featuring Pac-Man out of a black fabric shower curtain and a little acrylic paint. The only downside? Having Pac-Man and the [...]

DIY Hovercraft

Photo: David Clugston This looks like something fun you can build for/with your dad on Father’s Day weekend: Adam Savage of Mythbusters built his own hovercraft out of plywood, leaf blower, shower curtain, duct [...]

Titanic Shower Curtain

Titanic Shower Curtain | $15.95 Ahoy there! Going down? Do it in style while showering up with this Titanic Shower Curtain designed by Jan Habraken, available at the NeatoShop. Install it in your bathroom and see how many people “get” it. Even if they don’t, it still looks cool! This PVC-free shower curtain is made from 100% [...]

Goofy Facebook Shower Curtain

This Facebook themed shower curtain isn’t creepy because of the graphics or text printed on it, but rather because it assumes you’ll have people spying on you while you take a shower! And, while it may be meant for couples or roommates comfortable with sharing their shower time with others, I’m sure even in those situations [...]

11 Great Gift Ideas We’ll Ship to You for Free Today

There’s a sale going on in the mental_floss store this weekend. Here are just a few of the great gift ideas you can get with FREE SHIPPING today (no minimum; U.S./Canada orders only) — just use the coupon code BESTTHING during checkout. (No, this does not count as one of the ’11 lists’ you were [...]

Why Does the Shower Curtain Always Try to Get Me?

For those of you who take baths or are simply unconcerned with hygiene, let me explain the horror that is the “shower curtain effect.” You get in a nice hot shower first thing in the morning. You’re barely awake, but the womb-like confines offer the perfect space to transition from sleepy cretin to functioning human. [...]

Singing In The Rain Shower Curtain

Singing In The Rain Shower Curtain - $15.95 Spring is here! Spruce up your bathroom with the Singing In The Rain Shower Curtain from the NeatoShop! Let’s face it, after all that spring cleaning you are going to need a good hot shower! Go ahead and sing about those aching and sore muscles. Be sure to check out [...]

Thanksgiving Sale: 15% Off All Orders

Get a jump start on your holiday shopping this Thanksgiving weekend in the mental_floss store. We’ve got something for everyone: a Periodic Table Shower Curtain, The Mental Floss History of the World (now in paperback), the mental_floss board game or, for the baby on your list, a “My First Jackson Pollock” onesie—every spill is a [...]