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Alfredo Antonio Trujillo was one of the last babies born in 2021, and his twin sister Aylin was born 15 minutes later in 2022.
A precious copy of the U.S. Constitution fetched roughly $23 million more than its estimated value at auction.
“It makes no difference. I will still keep going. They will have to kill me to stop me.”—the soon-to-be former city wizard of Christchurch, New Zealand, Ian Brackenbury Channell.
Paris’s Panthéon houses graves for just five women. Josephine Baker—star, spy, and civil rights activist—is about to become the sixth.
Using Mental Floss’s 2021 desk calendar in 2022 might get confusing—so we made a new one with all new facts.
Are you obsessed with finding unusual gifts for your friends and relatives? Then this is the job for you.
A chlorine factory fire and changing lifestyles during the pandemic are contributing to a nationwide chlorine shortage this summer.
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If you’ve been sneakily using your ex-girlfriend’s stepmother’s Netflix account, the jig could soon be up.
Only about 6 percent of all scouts ever become Eagle Scouts—the Boy Scouts’s highest rank. These young women went above and beyond to earn it.
The plan to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman was announced in 2016, but it’s been delayed for a while.
Shoppers have been able to view the entire IKEA catalog online since 2000, but many still prefer to thumb through the print version.
Apple TV+ now owns the rights to the 'Peanuts' specials, but they’re letting PBS temporarily take the reins.
You don’t have to abandon your plans to make peach cobbler, but you shouldn’t use Wawona-brand peaches.
You can send this article to your manager as an excuse for not submitting any work in the past 12 hours.
The Navy keeps spotting UFOs along the coast, and the Department of Defense wants to get to the bottom of it.
Printing its own wooden currency is a way for Tenino, Washington, to support residents while keeping cash within its local economy.
This treasure trove of random fun facts will make you everyone’s first pick for pub trivia by the end of next year.
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The first of the 2020 stimulus checks go out this week. This tool from the IRS will tell you when to expect yours.
On March 20, U.S. treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin announced via Twitter that Tax Day will be pushed back by three months—to July 15—amidst the coronavirus pandemic.