10 most beautiful metro stations in the world

Some of the most beautiful places on earth lie just below the surface. For proof, look no further than T-Centralen in Stockholm, Sweden, which...

The Supreme Court of India demands that the Taj Mahal be...

The Taj Mahal is one of the most recognizable monuments on Earth, but over the years it's started to look less like its old...

The mill anvil still has Smith’s handprints on it

Archaeologists working on the Scottish island of Rusey discovered two stone anvils that probably date back at least 1,000 years - and everyone still...

The world’s first poster of the film is subject to auction...

Film fans, get your wallets out. Historical posters for some of the most famous films in the world are being raised for sale as...

14 exciting facts about foxes

Foxes live on every continent except Antarctica and thrive in cities, cities and rural settings. But despite being all around us, they are a...

12 facts about Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) was never able to vote by law, although she helped secure that right for women across America. As a philosopher...

12 Things to Know About Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse or Ta-Sunko-Witko, were the legendary warrior and Lakota leader Oglala, who defended the land of Oglala and helped defeat General George Armstrong...

9 behind-the-scenes secrets of the weekly shark cinematographer

What about the sharks enchants us so? And why would anyone ever purposely enter the water with them? Mental Floss spoke with wildlife director...

8 amazing uses for potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most common, and most favorite, vegetables in the world - and they can be used for much more than...