Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Throughout the centuries, the patronage system has allowed for the redistribution of wealth from the business class to the creative class—the members of which were often assumed to be starving and in
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Snoop Dogg (AKA Snoop Lion) recently claimed in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) that he smokes a lot of marijuana. And I mean, a lot.
I wish I didn’t agree with Ken Robinson’s contention quite so much.
Moms Are the Best
And they’re doing a great job.
"We're in the bullion vault of the Bank of England.
1. Plan 9 From Outer Space (1957) / Ed Wood (1994)
By any standard, Edward Wood, Jr. was not a particularly good filmmaker.
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For everyone who’s ever been unhappy with the way they look in a picture or on video, there’s almost always someone there to try and comfort them by pointing out that the camera “adds ten pounds” to i
So confident, in fact, that last night they released a video called "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday," 10 days before the end of the Mayan calendar, which some conspiracy theorists b
Someone find the Khaleesi: A dragon has been spotted in the Orlando area.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge tests your National Basketball Association knowledge.
2012 on Twitter: The 5 Conversations that Spun Our World This Year. Most of them were about events occurring outside of the U.S.
10 Disney Songs Sung In The Characters' Native Tongues.
In the 1980s, U.S. and Canadian media were up in arms over Dungeons & Dragons and the problem of teen suicide.
You know Tim Curry as the deliciously devious Doctor Frank-N-Furter from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. You might recall him as Wadsworth, the freakishly fast-talking butler in Clue.
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