Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Downsizing: The Shrinky Dinks Phenomenon of the ’70s and ’80s

In 1973 Wisconsin, two Cub Scout leaders discovered a neat trick involving heated plastic. A classic toy was born.

History | History

Artist Colorizes Old Photos, And They Might Change The Way You Perceive History

To give you a better idea of reality back in the day, we want to show you some works of Sebastien de Oliveira. He is an illustrator and a photographer who colorizes old photos, giving them more life.

Music | Music

The Best Beatles Cameos in Comics

If you're wondering what happens when you combine iconic superheroes with an iconic band of the time, here's a hint: it involves wigs.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

40 Mandela Effect Examples - What Is The Mandela Effect Definition

This list of mandela effect examples will blow your mind. Here's everything you need to know about the Mandela Effect, false memory (and the concept that we might be living in a parallel universe).

Miscellaneous | I Like This

15 of the Funkiest '70s Slang Terms

If you’re up to speed on the tubular ‘80s slang and the wicked vernacular of the ‘90s, check out some terms and phrases that made the ‘70s groovy.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Calling All Gen Xers: The Illinois State Museum Wants Your Help Curating a New Generation X Exhibit

If you were born during the Gen X years—1965 to 1980—the Illinois State Museum might feature your old Trapper Keeper.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The 66 Most '60s Things About 1966

A look at 66 pop culture moments from 1966.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Dawn Wells Dead: ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Star Dies From Covid Compilations At 82 – Deadline

Dawn Wells, best knows for playing the girl-next-door castaway Mary Ann on Gilligan's Island, died Wednesday morning in Los Angeles.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Every Pop-Culture Reference We Spotted in Stranger Things 3

An episode-by-episode guide to all the ‘80s pop-culture references in the 1985-set third season of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, from Corey Hart songs and New Coke to Red Dawn and John Carpenter.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Can Watching Friends Help Ease Your Anxiety? One Psychologist Says Yes | Mental Floss

But it's not just 'Friends' that could do the trick, according to clinical psychologist Marc Hekster. 'The Big Bang Theory' can also help reduce your anxiety.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism wins the pop-culture primary

The real defeat for those who worry about the legitimization of Jew-hatred wasn’t in Congress, but on the late-night comedy television shows.

Travel | Travel

South Dakota’s Flintstones Theme Park Has Been Demolished | Mental Floss

The roadside attraction, which first opened in the '60s, has been demolished. There's good news, though: The Arizona location will be reopened soon for a limited run.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

23 Things That Happened In January 2009 That’ll Make You Say “OMG, Can’t Believe All That Happened 10 Years Ago”

It was a decade ago that Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga both became the biggest artists in the world and the U.S. got a brand-new president!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A Journey to the Moral Center of "Bro"

I've been thinking about Brad a lot lately, ever since I watched the Netflix hit rom-com, To All The Boys I've Loved Before, based on the book of the same name by Jenny Han. I felt I needed to know: Why do I care so much? Why now? Why this bro?

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Brady Bunch' House: HGTV Won Bidding, Will Restore It "to Its 1970s Glory" | Hollywood Reporter

"We will bring all the resources to bear to tell safe, fun stories with this beloved piece of American TV history," says Discovery CEO David Zaslav.

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Lance Bass got screwed out of buying the Brady Bunch house

A couple week ago, we reported that the house used for the exterior shots on The Brady Bunch was going up for sale for the first time in 45 years, with pretty much the only interested buyers being developers who wanted the land the house was built on. At

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

A Visual Guide to All 37 Villains in the Batman TV Series | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

They're demolishing the house where Hawaii Five-O's final showdown went down

The house that Jack Lord built is coming down.

News | The News

Nolte: From Jesus to Roseanne, Deplorables and the Faithful Owned Pop Culture Last Week

For just one week, the leftist blacklisters who run popular culture allowed Trump supporters and the Faithful a shot at playing in the game, and look at what happened -- we took the place over and the results were Roseanne's viewership records, ratings wi

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Surreal Collages Revealing the Absurdity of Popular Culture | AnOther

A new exhibition by Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck turns clippings from vintage magazines into witty compositions

Entertainment | Entertainment

When Network Stars Went to Battle! | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Entertainment

15 of the Coolest Clique Names in Pop Culture

While not every school has cliques, nearly all of them in pop culture seem to.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Mark Hamill signed these real Star Wars trading cards in very inappropriate ways | Polygon

The cast of Star Wars has undoubtedly signed a lot of Star Wars trading cards over the years. But as Raggedrabbit's Imgur gallery shows, Mark Hamill may have signed them in the most entertaining...

Business & Finance | Business

"Puff, The Magic Dragon" Restaurant Chain is in the Works | Mental Floss

If the company that created the Rainforest Cafe has its way, you could soon be eating in a "Puff, The Magic Dragon"-themed restaurant.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

30 Things Turning 30 in 2015

New Coke, Back to the Future, WrestleMania, Calvin and Hobbes...and you?

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

15 eBay Finds That Bring Back the 1990s!!!

Ahh the '90s, a magical time where small, colorful cardboard circles made for the hottest game in town and Michael Jordan ditched both the NBA and MLB to go play space basketball with Bugs Bunny. It’s...

Business & Finance | Real Estate

The Real Values of 15 Movie Homes | Mental Floss

It’s hard to imagine Steve Martin grappling with his daughter’s extravagant wedding in a ranch house, the Tenenbaum family coping with their stressed relationships in a free-standing beach house, or Holly Golightly and Paul Varjak falling in love in a modern high rise.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11 TV & movie bars (and restaurants) that you can actually visit

Some of the bars and restaurants from your favorite movies and TV shows are actually real places. Here are 11 you can visit, like…

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

5 Beloved Traditions Invented to Make You Buy Stuff | Mental Floss

Here's how some popular traditions came about, including diamond engagement rings and the ubiquitous green-bean casserole.

Entertainment | Entertainment

5 Facts About Batman (with Adam West)!

Mashable is a leading source for news, information & resources for the Connected Generation.

5 Facts About Batman (with Adam West)!

Miscellaneous | Guy Stuff

Peter Fonda's 'Easy Rider' Bike Going to Auction - ABC News

Iconic 'Easy Rider' Bike Set to Fetch Big Money on Auction Block

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

What 1994 pop culture would you want to experience again for the first time?

This week’s question is an updated take on the issue we debated a year ago for 1983 week: What 1994 pop-culture event would you like to go back to either experience again or check out for the first time?

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

6 Surprising Facts About The Voices Behind Your Favorite 'Peanuts' Characters

Good grief, who didn't love the "Peanut" gang?

There was Charlie Brown, the "lovable loser" who, try as he might, couldn't seem to do anything right -- except rock that fashionable bumblebee outfit. Lucy was the school bully and the crabbiest 8-year-old to ever exist in cartoon form.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Holy moolah, Batman! Man who paid $1 for the original Batmobile sells it at auction $4.6M

The original Batmobile went under the hammer for the first time -- 47 years after its designer built it from an old Lincoln Futura he bought for $1 -- and has sold an eye-popping $4.6 million.