Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
The War in Afghanistan began on October 7th, 2001. Here are some statistics on how veterans and the U.S.
Thursday night is here once again, meaning it's time for the game had has singled-handedly raised unemployment by a measurable amount due to its highly addictive nature: GUESS THE THEME.
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
With Steve Jobs’ passing, I was reminded of the fact that he, for many years, had been taking a $1 salary from Apple, Inc.
In the late 1990s, Apple rebranded itself with a dramatic ad campaign combining images of iconic scientists, artists, explorers, and activists with the Apple logo, plus the famously grammatically ques
Food, fluids, and celebrities all have been the inspiration for perfumes. Here are some fragrances that may have taken the desire to be unique too far.
Kellogg’s Corn Flakes has been gracing breakfast tables since 1906 - and the idea of hiding prizes within the box of crunchy corn bits is almost as old.
Kellogg’s was the first company to offer chi
Our friends over at Boing Boing have changed their theme today to pay homage to Mr. Jobs. It's really well done and, if you scroll all the way down, even includes the old Mac bomb!
Over the years, I've written a number of Apple-related quizzes. Here are two that we published previously on the _floss, in honor of Mr. Jobs
Here's a quick one for the Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
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Apple founder Steve Jobs died yesterday at age 56.
My sister Karen was a member of Stanford's Class of 2005, so I was in the stands with my family for Steve Jobs' famous commencement address.
Just today one of our interns was working on a quote quiz: 'Steve Jobs or The Matrix?' We probably won't have her finish it, but one of the quotes she stumbled across—which I didn'
Don’t be down about your next panel of consonants. Instead, take the challenge as an opportunity to show off your newly acquired vowel-free vocabulary. Three-Letter
Once a pariah among concerned parents and a source of snickers among schoolchildren, the dreaded X-rating has all but vanished.