Tauntaun Sleeping Bag

Why has no one thought of this before? WANT! This high-quality sleeping bag looks just like a Tauntaun, complete with saddle, internal intestines and glowing lightsaber zipper pull. Now when your kids tell you their favorite Star Wars movie is “Attack of the Clones” you can nestle the wee-ones snug in simulated Tauntaun fur while […]

In Search of Airness: Video of the Austin Air Guitar Preliminaries

Enjoy this brief glimpse into the world of competitive air guitar. Filmed by us last Wednesday at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz Theatre in Austin, Texas, these guys are just the preliminary qualifiers for the international air guitar championship. Relive the only good part of the 1980s that’s still good today as the long hair flies. […]

Star Trek Character or Erectile Dysfunction Pill?

It doesn’t often happen that the funniest thing I’ve seen all day would be a mental_floss quiz, but that happened today. And I thought of you. Can you identify whether ten names are Star Trek characters or erectile dysfunction medications? I couldn’t; my score fell within the margin of error for random guesses, which is […]