This Might Be the Strangest TV Ad Ever Made for a Candy Bar

Everybody keeps secrets, even from their loved ones. This advertisement takes that theme to a bizarre extreme.

How Stainless Steel Knives, Forks and Spoons Are Made

From grinding serrations to spoon bowls, this short video details how our everyday eating implements are made.

Short Film Uses Beauty of International Banknotes to Tell Strange Story of Money

Corrie Francis Parks animates pieces of paper currency and grains of sand to create a visual poem on global economics.

What Could Go Wrong Grilling Meat Over a Lamborghini’s Exhaust Flames?

Even if this did go as planned we would never advise eating meat permeated with the fumes of super premium gasoline.

Timelapse Details the Growth of Shiitake Mushrooms

Another Perspective took photos every five minutes from two cameras to make this cool video of homegrown shroom growth.

Terrifying Simulation Shows Relative Sizes of Historic Tsunami Waves

When you live next to the Cascade Subduction Zone it's good to know what kind of big waves might be coming your way!

Watch This Drone Pilot Fly His Way Through an Iconic Restaurant

It might make some a little dizzy at first but they will nevertheless appreciate the skill involved in slipping through the kitchen pass.

How High Could You Jump on the Different Worlds of Our Solar System?

Planning a trip to Mars or Mercury when the travel restrictions ease up? Keep in mind that gravity won't be the same.

What Does a Potentially Game-Changing, Long Lost Species of Coffee Taste Like?

Stenophylla is not only supposedly Arabica-like in taste but also possibly ready to withstand the rigours of climate change.

Mesmerizing ‘Pizza Toast & Coffee’ Gives Meditative Glimpse Into Japan’s ‘Kissa’ Culture

Watch as proprietor Yamane-san quietly goes about crafting his signature pizza toast in his old cafe outside Tokyo.

The 4,000 Year Evolution of Our Alphabet

Once upon time the letters in the alphabet didn't all look the same or even make the same sounds as they do today.

A Thorough Explanation For Why Most Human Beings Are Right-Handed

"No other placental mammal that we know of prefers one side of the body so consistently, not even our closest primate relatives."

Amazing Drone Footage Traces Lava Flow Around Iceland’s Suddenly Active Volcano

Drone pilot Björn Steinbekk almost boils his aircraft flying over the bubbling, red hot drama of the Fagradalsfjall volcano.

Street Artist Banksy Reveals New Work With the Assistance of Bob Ross

The middle of the night stencil piece depicts a prisoner descending a rope weighed down with a typewriter.

Supercut Honours the Role Typewriters Have Played in Film and Television

The typewriter may have been replaced by the keyboard, but it still finds work in Hollywood as an instrument of dramatic effect.

Terrifying 60-Year Old Glue Sniffing PSA Warns of ‘Big Trouble In a Small Tube’

With plenty of scary anecdotes, the slideshow-style film explains the ways in which glue causes its sniffers to go batshit crazy.

Scientist Simplifies Explanation of Covid-19’s Scary Spreadability Using Crochet

Understanding the stakes and strategies involved in the fight against Covid requires for some educational props...

The Darker Art of Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss

The talent behind The Cat in the Hat and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas wasn't all sunshine and lollipops.

Australian Puppet Recaps Ernest Hemingway’s Action-Packed Life in Less Than 4 Minutes

Boiling down a writer's life to the length of a pop song is something only an hysterical purple puppet should ever do.

How a French Artisan Makes Butter in Brittany, the Old School Way

Jean-Yves Bordier makes butter using a 19th century technique that employs a big wooden wheel and his own hands.

Watch This New Wave Pool Produce Five Different Surf Breaks at the Same Time

The innovation produces five different waves to allow beginner, intermediate and advanced surfers to ride simultaneously.

Skilled Drone Pilot Shares Soaring Perspective of Normandy’s Stunning Mont Saint-Michel

The ancient island has been a fortress/religious complex for over 1,000 years, but only winged creatures have ever seen it like this...

How the Seasoning Duo of Salt and Pepper Became Such a Ubiquitous Pairing

Food historian Annie Gray walks us through the fascinating story of salt's long association with black pepper.

Even Gotham Villain ‘Bane’ Wants You to Do Your Part and Wear a Mask

The seriousness of the pandemic doesn't mean we can't have the occasional giggle about our societal responses to it.

Vancouver Suddenly Has Hundreds of New Patios, So What Happens When It Rains?

We might be in the midst of a sun-soaked heat wave, but one day our full patios are going to be introduced to the real Vancouver.

How Specific Pasta Shapes Came into Existence and Evolved Over Time

In this short explainer film from Mental Floss, we get the delicious lowdown on the history of Italian noodles...

Early 70’s Lunar Astronauts’ 16mm Films Converted to Stunning 60 Frames Per Second

From joyriding the cratered surface in a rover to the descent and landing of Apollo 15, these clips are pretty transfixing!

How Researchers Reverse Engineered the Locomotion of a 280 Million Year Old Vertebrate

When trying to determine how ancient creatures moved around the landscape, it helps if we have some of their footprints...