Here are four defectors whose stories you won't soon forget.
1. Hitler's... READ ON
Farrokh Bulsara was born on this date in 1946. In honor of the Queen frontman, here's a list of 10 things you might not know about him that Stacy originally wrote in... READ ON
Man at a 2001 press conference: "When are you going to release The Day the Clown Cried?"
Jerry Lewis: "None of your G*****n... READ ON
Top 10 Labor Day Conspiracies. Working people find no end to those who want to divide and exploit them. (via Fark)
Freddie Mercury would have been 65 years old today if he hadn't died in 1991. Google Doodle pays tribute with an animated video.
NASA issued a press release to remind everyone that the movie Apollo 18 is fiction and not a documentary. They needn't have bothered, since film critics are recommending you don't see the movie at all.
Ten Strange Places People Live. They look like pretty... READ ON
Image courtesy of MisterSoftee.com
The Mister Softee jingle was featured on tonight's Curb Your Enthusiasm and I can't get it out of my head. I looked it up—there are lyrics! Maybe typing them out here will help me forget the song.
Here comes Mister Softee
The soft ice cream man.
The creamiest, dreamiest soft ice cream,
You get from Mister Softee.
For a refreshing delight supreme
Look for Mister Softee.
My milkshakes and my sundaes
And my cones are such a treat.
Listen for my store on... READ ON
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you... READ ON
There have been quite a few earthquakes lately, but how much do you know about them? First step: take the quiz!
Have any of you Flossers been to one or some of the world's 33 strangest buildings? I saw the Gaudi ones in Barcelona - seeing is believing!
From my friend Jen, a reminder to check out Food Gawker. Just not while you're hungry. #DanjaZone... READ ON
A love letter to letters: or, how to get your friends to actually send you a tangible piece of mail every once and awhile to give your email account a break!
Puzzle time: twist the letters around to make new ones. Here's another twist: you have to guess all of them within a certain amount of time. How far did you guys get? I never got past level two.
For anyone doubting that the Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth, they have seemingly taken over the one thing no one suspected: sports bars! In some pubs,... READ ON
Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.