Atticus Finch's final speech in To Kill a Mockingbird was shot in one take.
Every time I write about people who belie the term "disabled" by doing the exact thing they are not supposed to be able to do, I am delighted to run across more stories that prove that point
Oh, how I wish this were real. I would very much buy Smell of Books™, available in five signature fragrances (three of which are shown above).
Reading today about the Audi A2 concept car unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show provoked an invitingly distracting mid-day thought experiment about cars of the future.
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For Think Thursday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game, think of today's puzzle as a numeric cryptogram.
An Immune System Trained to Kill Cancer.
In 1894, Milton Snavely Hershey founded the Hershey Company.
I wrote about Daniel Johnston in a Late Movies post two weeks ago, pointing to some of my favorite performances by him.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
On September 14, 1985, The Golden Girls premiered on NBC. Twenty-six years later, we have lost all of the show's stars except America's sweetheart, Betty White.
This week we're running a series of posts by Matt Soniak about Abraham Lincoln's foray into forensic meteorology.
A few years ago, a poll found that 58 percent of British teenagers thought Sherlock Holmes was a real person (meanwhile, 47 percent thought that Richard the Lionheart was not).
If you're a fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm and you watched the season finale this past sunday night, you might have noticed a mental_floss cameo appearance.
It doesn’t matter what country you live in, you’ve undoubtedly encountered your share of American junk foods.
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