Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Lots of places claim to be the world capital of something -- animals, fruits, vegetables, consumer goods, other odds and ends. But sometimes, that something is really, really strange.
Fun With Editing: The Matrix Meets Office Space
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Unleash the Pus-Filled Blisters Within
Tony Robbins, one of America’s most well-known self-help authors/motivational sp
Over the next two weeks, we’ll be taking a look back at the fine art competitions that originated in ancient Greece and were revived as part of the modern Olympics from 1912 to
“Happy Birthday to You” has been used in hundreds of movies, countless advertisements, an estimated 1,500,000+ singing telegrams, and been the basis for pieces by classical composers like Igor Stravin
Cheeky engineer Tim Hunkin (of Secret Life of Machines fame) invented the Autofrisk, a device that gently gropes the user in exchange for a few coins. (In the U.K.
We’ve brought you geeky engagement rings, wedding photos and wedding dresses. Now it’s time for geeky invitations!
Even the worst guessers will have a 1-in-48 2-in-48 shot at today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.
To become an Olympic hero in our book, it takes more than athleticism.
Pioneering astronaut and physicist Sally Ride died of pancreatic cancer Monday at age 61.
GARY HERSHORN/Reuters/Landov That’s the work of the American Humane Association, who actually trademarked the phrase. The AHA first set up a committee to investigate abuse of animal actors in the earl
Installment #28: The rise of German power on land and at sea in the first years of the 20th century forced Britain and France, rivals since the medieval period, to put aside their differences to conta
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, has passed away. She was 61. This story on her life and accomplishments originally appeared last
Most people think of TV movies as cheesy, inferior versions of their big-screen counterparts, but no other movie has caused as much fear in its viewers as the BBC film Ghostwatch.
The movie was sho
You Think Nuclear Weapons Are Safe? Why Don’t You Stand Right Under One As It Explodes?
These five guys did.
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