Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
Jellyfish aren't fish, and they aren't made of jelly. They look like a blob of jelly when they are out of the ocean, and most species can give you a nasty sting.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "1 in every 4 Ameri
Gesturing Helps Grade School Children Solve Math Problems. I've heard it also helps adults release tension while driving.
15 more uses for vodka.
The results have been tallied from our second caption contest and we have our winner! Thanks to all who entered and all our finalists (and to the very talented Jessica Schiffman for the cartoon!).
The WGA is officially on strike, but this doesn't mean a surfeit of brunching scribes playing with their Webkinz or perusing Fantasy Football matchups.
Why do I love squirrels so much? I can't explain it.
Every Monday, mental_floss ventures into the archives of The New York Times to find first mentions worth mentioning.
In our most recent Ridiculous Board Game, it only took 138 comments to find three winners. However, nobody correctly guessed the guest artist "“ our own Becky Hayes.
OurÂ More of FourÂ weekend genius challenge garnered some interesting responses, some of which were as correct as the ones we'd come up with, so we gave away T-shirts to the first two who offered
When I say all time, I mean the future, too. Let's take a look.
10. Ken: By Request Only
I can assure you, Ken, we have only one
Before I started my year of living biblically, I had feared that I'd be forced into twelve months of sobriety. After all, I knew the puritans had a reputation for condemning alcohol.
Time to announce a winner in last week's candy trivia contest.
But before that, let us again offer thanks to Mario Marsicano for donating the grand prize.
Dreaming of a remote island where you can really get away from it all? So far away that you may never (be able to) come back?
In case you've been asleep "˜til now, we've covered Nutella, Eurovision and the Smart Car thus far in this feature.