Andre Agassi's father represented Iran in boxing in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics.
It was 216 years ago today that George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House.
We know of only one sure-fire way for you to make money in these uncertain economic times—winning the mental_floss financial crisis t-shirt contest.
In what's perhaps the strangest news story I've read in a while, NBC is reporting that a San Diego man was charged with trying to poach 6 lobsters from a marine conservation area.
While I find Smart Cars pretty adorable (I just want to pinch their little rear view mirrors!), apparently the nerdy vehicles are eager to shed their Pointdexter reputations.
Welcome back. Today we'll be learning the G Major chord and how to switch between chords.
It's difficult to take the long view when what's happening right now is so dire, but yesterday I ran across an article the title of which gave me pause: "Nature Loss Dwarfs Bank Crisis.
Galileo Mobility Instruments developed a system of movement for all terrains. The resulting products range from wheelchairs to farm and construction vehicles to military and rescue
The word "dice" is plural; a single one is known as a "die." With that in mind, which of the following images - A, B or C - depicts a real die?
HERE is the answer.
Douglas Prasher discovered a gene that creates glowing protein, and gave it away freely to other scientists.
Happy Monday! Today, we make you feel really bad about only getting your spouse roses and/or candy for Valentine's Day...
After a decade of speculation and fifteen years since the last Guns N' Roses album, it looks like Chinese Democracy will finally be released next month.
We have the winners to our Henry Jaglom contest. Thanks to everyone who sent in cool film facts.
My wife just sent me this clip, titled "My dogs greeting me after returning from 14 months in Iraq." This one's worth two minutes of your time.
In 1566, the Swiss artist Tobias Stimmer (1539-1584) was commissioned to adorn the Haus zum Ritter (Knight's House) in Schauffhausen with frescoes.