Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
In this week's episode of mental_floss on YouTube, John Green breaks down the weirdest things you'll find on cruise ships.
Mostly so they don't die.
Bristol, Rhode Island covers only about 10 miles of the country's terrain, but it's home to America's most storied Independence Day celebrations.
Properly managing one’s finances seems like it should be a prerequisite for running a country. But these U.S. leaders could have used more dead presidents in their wallets.
The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.
Amagarasaurus' neck has been baffling scientists for decades.
Try to spot them this Fourth of July.
Sticking one foot outside the covers could help you fall asleep faster.
Thirty years ago today, Back to the Future blasted into theaters, sending one Marty McFly back 30 years himself to 1955.
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Named for a Cuban beach, this mixture of lime, sugar, and rum is a pre-Prohibition bar staple.
Get familiar with the tale behind one of Kurt Vonnegut's most beloved stories.
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