Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.
Where the vehicles that one took people from Point A to Point B go to die.
Every year since the centennial of the Metre Convention, May 20 has been celebrated as International Metrology Day.
Almost 40 years after the 1975 Metric Conversion Act, the head of the U.S. Metric Program explains why change is hard.
Fans of Brave's heroine, Merida, have been up in arms the last week over a Disney redesign that left the princess looking skinnier, sexier, and more in line with the rest of the company’s anima
In an excerpt from their new book, D.B. Grady and Marc Ambinder offer 13 ways to tell whether the government is sniffing around your inbox.
The names of several familiar foods come to us from Nahautl, the language of the Aztecs. But cuisine is not the only source of English words with an Aztec background.
For centuries, anecdotal stories have circulated about animals possessing some primal sixth sense that alerts them to an imminent natural disaster, but does science back it up?
Getting hitched isn't just for people. Here are a few animals that took the leap into holy matrimony.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.