Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Wouldn’t it do just the opposite? Doesn’t it prove that the rule does not hold for all cases and is therefore not a rule at all?
Trapped outside without a tent? Don’t worry. With a little ingenuity, you can build a shelter that will keep you safe while ensuring you have a fascinating survival tale to tell.
According to Hallmark, today is National Play-Doh Day! We're not sure what September 16th has to do with Play-Doh, but here are some fun facts about the toy that started as a household cleaner.
From MI5 investigations to going missing for 11 days, Christie led a life that was every bit as interesting as her novels.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed.
Pour cyanide on your scalp—and other tried-and-true pointers from the turn of the last century
(Plus some downright genius words on cooking.)
What happens after we head to bed each night? Do we simply snooze, or do we enter into a dimly lit place of wonders, terrors and peculiar science?
A world without Roald Dahl would be a world without Oompa Loompas, Snozzcumbers, or Muggle-Wumps. And who would ever want to live in a world like that?
The secret to the perfect cocktail is an old staple from the Union army’s first aid kit.
On Fridays, I ask a series of questions to get a conversation going in the comments. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...