In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
If you ever find yourself in a Brewster’s Millions situation and have to burn through a fortune in a hurry, then all you need are this article, a few plane tickets and an empty stomach.
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It's not unusual for actors to become so synonymous with the characters they play that they're forever known as that character.
Ticket Paid with 137 Origami Pigs
An unnamed driver was issued a ticket for running a red light after being caught by a camera in Jersey Village, Texas.
It may get a lot of credit now, but at the time of its debut in 1928, sliced bread received less-than-rave reviews.
The mentalfloss.com Brain Game is taking the day off. You do the same, and have a great
How To Cook Like A Cowboy. A lesson in authentic chuck wagon fare from the Lubbock, Texas, Cowboy Symposium.
Stephani and Jeremy got married on September 2nd in San Francisco, Gangnam-style!
The Original Sin City
Las Vegas from way before the Strip.
Reports of suspicious packages are common across the United States. Police take all reports seriously — as they should — and they look into every unmanned briefcase or wayward box.
Most of us who write for a living recoil at the thought of other people (outsiders!) watching us write, live, as it happens -- the masses would see not only our terrible typers typos, but also have a
If you can do it on land, someone will find a way to do it underwater. And then they'll find a way to get others to do it, too!
1. Listen to
“New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)”
Written by Barry and Robin Gibb (1967)
Performed by Bee
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge offers the scrambled names of three hit motion pictures. Unscramble the anagrams to find the names of the movies.
The College Collections Specialist Who Sympathizes With Poor Students.
Last month we brought you cakes inspired by famous painters, so this time around, let's look at cakes based on a more contemporary art style: comic books.