Joined: Jun 24, 2019
Ellen Gutoskey is a Mental Floss staff writer who especially loves covering pop culture, not-so-popular culture, literature, really tiny things, really giant things, and anything that was previously thought to be lost. She used to work in publishing, she's usually laughing, and you can follow her on Twitter @ellengutoskey.
An amateur baker’s lemon trifle is about to become an iconic British dessert—and you can make it, too.
No matter what you’re a fan of—math, music, Star Wars—there’s probably a game like Wordle out there for you.
You might already know that Tina Fey and Steve Martin are in SNL’s Five-Timers Club. But what about Drew Barrymore and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson?
Liam and Olivia both defended their titles as the most popular names for boys and girls, respectively.
Headed to the Outer Banks? Ocracoke Island and Buxton’s Old Lighthouse Beach have a lot to offer.
Tired of thinking outside the box? Try thinking outside the dots, instead.
These bloopers are proof that the ‘Friends’ cast is just as funny as the characters they’re playing.
The English meaning of ‘Mea culpa!’ is basically “My bad!” In Latin, but it’s slightly more nuanced.
Do we really lose the most body heat through our heads? How many senses do we really have? All that and more on this Misconceptions.
There’s not much crossover between the lists of best kayaks and eco-friendly products. Osiris Outdoor is trying to change that.
You shouldn’t have to accept cookies a million times a day. Here’s how to stop it.
The Ruth’s Chris name origin story involves a woman named Ruth, a guy named Chris, and a kitchen fire.