Taco Bell is named for its founder, Glen Bell.
Today's artist, LÃ¡szlÃ³ Moholy-Nagy, is at the request of reader Lauren.
It's time for another edition of The First Time News Was Fit To Print, where we head into the archives of The New York Times and find the first time the paper covered a particular subject.
Get ready to bookmark this, people: Turkey Tracker is a collaborative webcast of a Thanksgiving turkey being cooked in a smoker in Portland, Oregon.
Where I come from, a little green patch of LA by the sea called Santa Monica, the streets and parks are the equal domain of the down-and-out and the well-off alike, the latter of whom are out, more of
Today's Q10 comes to us straight from Forbes. Do a good job at Thanksgiving and this could be you, next year! These are yearly earnings, by the way, not total earnings.
At the end of the Beatles song "Strawberry Fields Forever" from the Magical Mystery Tour album, John Lennon mutters "cranberry sauce." There was no intended meaning to this; it
I'm happy to announce some winners to our last How Did You Know trivia hunt. First, Nathan Richards from Seattle successful prevented our reigning champions from the trifecta. Congrats Nathan!
For some families, the Thanksgiving feast is a sacred and solemn occasion. For others, the holiday is orchestrated by the control freak who insists that everything be picture-perfect.
After several late nights (and early mornings) fact-checking the upcoming issue of mental_floss, my wife Kara took Monday to catch up on her rest.
How to Organize and Cook Holiday Dinner for a Crowd (42) using Spreadsheets. Just one of the many geeky Thanksgiving tips from Instructables.
The Mythbusters are officially crazy. Using "Leonardo 2.0," a custom paintbull gun (actually an array of guns), they managed to paint a rough version of Mona Lisa in 80 milliseconds.
If you've made it this far, I commend you! One more puzzle to solve and you're home free.
It was on this day in 1991 that Freddie Mercury passed away. I'm a fan, so I thought I'd pay a little tribute to him in our Q10 today.
Every now and again, I compile a list of mental_floss announcements and post them under the heading 'Odds/Ends.' There is no semi-regular feature people read less.
As many studies do, it sounds kind of no-duh at first blush -- but according to a new study by sociologists from the University of Maryland, unhappy people spend a lot more time watching television th