The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
Ever received a gift and wondered what it meant? Here are some of those gifts deciphered for your
Under last Thursday's "Clip Show Edition," we received several suggestions of artists and works to cover.
I don't tend to think of myself as being particularly tied to brands, but after reading my friend Lyza's Brand Affinity post, it occurred to me that I might have a few brand affinities.
With the holidays just a few months away, we're introducing a new feature where we sift through 6 years of print archives and give you a smattering of the best of the _floss.
Sure, a lot of us are familiar with the last words of Douglas Fairbanks ("I've never felt better") and Oscar Wilde ("Either that wallpaper goes, or I do"), but the plain fact
Although a roast turkey is most impressive on the Thanksgiving table, its usually the simplest part of preparing the meal. The basic recipe is to put it in a the oven and wait a few hours.
1. Artist Andy Warhol coined the concept/phrase in 1968.
2. Warhol was actually born Andrew Warhola on August 6, 1928, to Slovak immigrants in a working class suburb of
The Twenty (Intentionally) Funniest Web Videos of 2007. If you produce a funnier video in December, it won't be on this list.
The Annual Ten Worst Toys List.
China is facing a couple of major soirÃ©es in the next few years: the Beijing Olympic Games in '08 and the Shanghai Expo in '10.
What producers do when the rabbit dies"¦
The rest of us can complain about maternity leave not being long enough, and unfeeling male bosses not understanding the need for additional restroom bre
Let's do a little midweek housekeeping.
"¢ CNN.com has been picking up select pieces from mental_floss magazine.
November 14, a seemingly uneventful day, has actually seen several interesting coincidences and _flossy events.
Let's get this straight. They're not pigs. They're rodents. And they're not from Guinea, either, so the name is just downright misleading.
As is usually the case with bills in Congress, I had a lot of trouble believing that the 2007 Farm Bill was applicable to me.
We've got McSweeney's in our "Sites We Like" sidebar (look to the right...), and it's full of buried gems.