funny
Animals
Canadian Animal Services Officers Rescue Pudgy Beaver Stuck in Fence 
They used dish soap to help it wriggle to freedom.... READ ON
Design
Balenciaga Creates a $2145 Version of IKEA's $1 Tote Bag
"Nothing beats the versatility of a great big blue bag!"... READ ON
Design
The Possible Origins of 7 Instantly Recognizable Visual Clichés
Why do we draw bankrupt people wearing barrels, or partiers putting lampshades on their heads?... READ ON
List
22 Outlawed Baby Names From Around the World
It's one thing to think outside the baby name book; it's another to name your kid "Sex Fruit."... READ ON
Live Smarter
This Sticker Book Rewards You for Washing Dishes and Going to the Gym
Because sometimes, putting on big-boy pants really is an accomplishment.... READ ON
Books
Dallas Bookstore Gets People to Read Literature by Turning It Into Clickbait 
Their one weird trick for getting people interested in books may surprise you.... READ ON
Weird
Peeps Oreos Will Dye Your Poop Bright Pink
Like, really bright.... READ ON
Fun
Peek Inside YouTube Star Simone Giertz’s Robotics Lab
The "Queen of Sh*tty Robots" has a pretty decent workspace.... READ ON
Fun
Here's What R2-D2 Would Sound Like With a Human Voice
New accent, new personality.... READ ON
Animals
8 Times Cats Interrupted Things
Because cats.... READ ON
Fun
Fifth Grader Contacts the Police for Help—With Her Math Homework
While the officers' hearts were in the right place, their numbers weren't.... READ ON
Travel
Drivers in Iceland are Being Pulled Over for Being Distracted by the Northern Lights
Distracted driving is still dangerous, even if the view is great.... READ ON
Technology
Dating App Matches You Based on a Mutual Hatred of Things
Dating apps typically pair couples up according to their shared interests, but Hater matches users on the basis of their dislikes.... READ ON
Music
6 Things We Learned from Pizza Planet, the Toy Story Punk Band
Every song is about Toy Story.... READ ON
Quizzes
Pick the Wintery Punch Line
List
39 Fun Questions to Ask Amazon Echo
"Alexa, what are the three laws of robotics?"... READ ON

Engineers have developed light bulbs that gather information about the surface the light hits, allowing anything to be used as a screen.

NEWSLETTER
A super-skimmable daily digest.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.