Slumber Party Barbie of 1965 came with her own "How to Lose Weight" book. One tip: "Don’t eat."
More empathetic individuals are more likely to enjoy soft rock, a new study finds.
Don't call it a comeback—not yet, anyway.
Great Danes are known for casting a shadow over most other dogs—and small children. Learn more about what makes this colossal canine tick.
The elder Vincent had a profound influence on his artist brother—despite the fact that the two never met.
The ant fortresses you find on your lawn have a number of defenses.
By building 36 homes a day, William Levitt made a fortune—and reinvented American domestic life.
Cool links to get your week started right!
Making the world a better place can be tough. But as these tenaciously altruistic moves prove, sometimes all you need is a great idea.
Rural communities in the Philippines will no longer have to depend on kerosene and candles to illuminate their homes at night.
Check out a map that tracks 12 classic America books featuring road trips across the country.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.