ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
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.
According to the State Department Office of the Historian, five U.S. ambassadors had been killed in the line of duty by terrorists prior to the killings of U.S. Ambassador to Libya J.
Today Ben Folds celebrates his 46th birthday, and we rock along with him.
Christopher Stevens, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, was killed last night along with three other Americans when an Islamist mob stormed the American Consulate in Benghazi.
If you're even slightly arachnophobic, stop reading right now. Wait, you're still reading this? Okay, fine, let's chat.