There was a third Apple founder. Ronald Wayne sold his 10% stake for $800 in 1976.
You’ve probably heard that Barack Obama recruited Massachusetts senator and ketchup-magnate-by-marriage John Kerry to play Mitt Romney in mock debates.
By most accounts, Ted Bundy was handsome, charming, and intelligent. He was also violent, manipulative, amoral—and exhibited many of the hallmarks of a psychopath.
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October 1st: National Homemade Cookies
So you may recall that back in 2010, Jack Horner, the famous paleontologist who partly inspired Jurassic Park, co-authored a paper arguing that the dinosaur Torosaurus didn't exist -- that in fac
EPCOT opened 30 years ago today. Here's a look at the proposed West Coast version from a story Stacy originally posted last
Here's a brand new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Monday Math Square challenge.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Comes Clean. The retired bodybuilder, actor, and politician stirs up publicity to sell his memoirs, out today.
Ten Fascinating Facts About Alpacas.
Installment #38: With an international naval arms race stoking paranoia on all sides, in 1912 ship designers around the world brought their “A” game with designs for the biggest, most powerful ships t
Thirty years ago tonight, an ensemble comedy set in a Boston bar debuted on NBC.
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Think cats are the only creatures with nine lives?
The New Yorker's Atul Gawande shared a link for us self-diagnosers to consider: a study of Googling for medical advice reveals that in tests, 1/4 of sites offer outright wrong / unsafe informatio
We previously covered some of the many alternate histories out there. Here are seven more intriguing ways the world could be completely different.
While museums dedicated to Spam and barbed wire are strange in their specificity, some museums are just plain bizarre in their subject matter. Here are some of the weirdest museums ever curated.
Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is home to some of the most beautiful—and most accurate—dioramas in the world.