World’s Strangest

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17 Elaborately Staged Theme Park Ride Photos

Back when amusement parks started using cameras to capture the facial expressions of their guests on their most wild rides, the companies thought it would just be a good way to make some extra money by giving guests a new souvenir option. Little did they know that the cameras would also serve as the backdrop [...]

Mental Floss on Jimmy Fallon

Last night a young gentleman from Deal Park, New Jersey, appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to show off his amazing memory. Wearing our Simple as 3.141592… shirt, he recited the first 86 numbers of pi and showed off some of his wacky notebook doodles. It’s like I always say, wear mental_floss t-shirts and you’ll [...]

Lose Weight Without Exercise While Eating All You Want – For Real! Yay, Science!

Psst – wanna lose weight while eating all you want and doing no exercise? No, it’s not a spammy Internet ad – it’s real science! All you have to do is live a while at high altitude: Overweight, sedentary people who spent a week at an elevation of 8,700 feet lost weight while eating as much [...]