The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Two years after the sinking of the Titanic the world was gripped by news of yet another horrific maritime disaster—but developments behind the scenes foreshadowed something even worse.
These contestants made headlines for flouting the rules or beating the system—the true anti-heroes of game show history.
On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...
A question from Marcus in Louisville.
These headlines were kind of boring. You'll never guess what happened next.
They join you for breakfast every morning. Shouldn’t you get to know them better?
Peter Tork was kind enough to take time out prior to the band’s May 30th show in Detroit to chat with Mental Floss about his life and some of the Monkees’ most iconic tunes.
“Come, boy, learn to be wise,” opens Chapter 1 of Orbis Sensualium Pictus, or A World Of Things Obvious to the Senses Drawn in Pictures by John Comenius.
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