In a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill, Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G."
It may look like an odd coupling, but race horses and goats have been befriending each other for centuries.
Some animals have it made. Their whole day revolves around eating and having sex (and, to be fair, trying not to get eaten themselves).
In Japan, it's an end-of-year tradition to sing "Ode to Joy," the final movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
If you’re not washing it, then yeah, it can get kind of gross.
Geography is a common subject for the mentalfloss.com Brain Game's Tuesday Test Time challenge. Maybe we'll change the name to Tuesday Travels.
Why the Campaign to Stop America's Obesity Crisis Keeps Failing.
Installment #15: One of the grand traditions of Britain’s Royal Navy was the royal review, in which all the vessels of the home fleet – the core force, responsible for protecting the British Isles fro
Thanks so very much to everyone who contributed name suggestions for our new column. We're going to test out a few different names this week, starting today with WanderLinks.
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There are two things you can say for sure about human beings: our opposable thumbs make us great at using tools, and we are all big, fat liars.
It's the first Monday in May, so merrily mull over this Monday Math Square as today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge.
The Avengers did pretty well on opening weekend ...smashing box office records like the Hulk smashes scenery.
Last week we toured some of Europe's most beautiful libraries. Now let's see what South America has to offer.
1. The Royal Portuguese Reading Room,
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
With all of this political posturing left and right and swing votes and grizzly moms, we mustn't overlook … the Clown Vote!
Thanks to Randy for sending me the greatest link of 2012 (so far): a "Perfect Strangers" video game! That theme song … I am nearly weeping from the flawlessness.