Joined: May 6, 2013
Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss.
It’s delightfully old-timey slang we still use today. But does it have anything to do with the Duesenberg cars of the 1920s?
John Leonard’s demand was simple. All he wanted was for Pepsi to deliver the Harriet jet he believed they had promised. In 1996, Leonard, then a 21-year-old col
Home to the leg lamp and mouth soap, the Parker household is part of a Cleveland campus that attracts 75,000 visitors annually.
There are only two Mercedes-Benz Uhlenhaut Coupés in the world, and owning one of them means writing a big check.
When it comes to paid time off, the United States ranks toward the bottom.
Kevin Feige and the brains at Marvel may have perfected the art of the post-credits tease, but they didn't invent it.
The man who made electronic television signals a reality made only one on-camera appearance. No one knew who he was.
Before Nathan Fielder and Sacha Baron Cohen pushed the boundaries of performance art, Alan Abel was able to convince media and the public of just about anything, including his own death.
Grab one of these and you run the risk of someone throwing it right in the garbage.
How an Ohio-made kitchen knife was reimagined as a piece of Japanese steel—one endorsed by Lorena Bobbitt, in a manner of speaking.
From Tom Hanks to Rick Moranis, you can find some of the most popular comedic stars of the ’80s on the streaming services of the 2020s.
The Danish actor best known for roles in 'Casino Royale' and 'Hannibal' was a former dancer. And it's pronounced 'Mass.'