On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
Yesterday we took an impromptu field trip to a magical place called Economy Candy on the Lower East Side. The place was packed with people, candy, and nostalgia.
The Smurfs—those lovable little blue imps from 1980s TV—began as a Belgian comic and television franchise.
The Man That Cues the Laughter
Wally Feresten has been holding up cue cards for cast members and nervous guest hosts on Saturday Night Live for 22 years.
Bullfighting: In Pictures
Imagine lying on a table in a old-school operating room.
So This American Life host Ira Glass made an eighteen-minute video about how to make balloon animals, contributing to Rookie Magazine.
Reader and frequent question-asker Nate J.
Barring fictional characters, a slave named Tituba is America's most famous "witch." She was there at Ground Zero in the case of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
Last week's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge asked about the four letters of the Greek alphabet that were represented by two-letter English names.
Apparently coloring your hair with chalk is a thing.
On October 22, 1966, The Supremes became the first all-female group to reach the number one spot on the Billboard 200 album charts with their album The Supremes A' Go-Go.
Each year, the American Kennel Club throws Meet the Breeds in New York City's Jacob Javits Center.
10,000 Days Ago Yesterday: Ferris Snagged A Foul Ball
According to this article, the events of the film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off took place exactly 10,000 days ago yesterday.
The average adult has 28 to 32 teeth, depending on their "wise" set of third molars or lack thereof. But besides the importance of brushing and flossing, how well do you know your chompers?
Today in shameless self-promotion, here's a link to David Carr's latest piece, which is about our owner Felix Dennis and includes some nice coverage of our "smarty pants magazine":
Peter Cushing is famous for his roles in the Hammer films, his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, his roles in Doctor Who films, and later as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (among many other roles).