In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
The image above is undoubtedly impressive, but the really amazing thing about the picture is the fact that this place doesn't really exist.
Today's Brain Game is open-ended; there are several dozen correct answers, and your job is to find just one of them (preferably one that someone else hasn't already offered in the comments).
Missile Silo Confessions: Living on the Edge of Armageddon.
If you weren't looking, you probably missed it, but the latest issue of mental_floss magazine made a cameo tonight on the hilariously smart CBS hit: Big Bang Theory.
OK, I have a confession to make: I'm a big wuss and I love Joni Mitchell.
We had a hard time narrowing all your amazing captions down to 10, so... we went with 14 finalists. Remember now, only one vote per person. May the best horse
The Hollywood Walk of Fame celebrates its 50-year anniversary this week.
Editor's Note: Reader Andrea recently asked if we could cover the history of traffic lights. Here's what we had in the archives.
Fan fiction—that is, fiction that uses an existing universe created by another author and expands (or pirates) it—has literally been around for centuries.
Here's a short clip featuring Jamie Lee Curtis, in which she describes a 25-hour power outage during a family vacation in Idaho.
If you're looking to lose some weight this year, consider spending some extra cash on adopting a new dog rather than getting a gym membership.
These days, my alarm clock is my 2 Â½ year old son. But I remember the days of beeps, radios and snooze buttons like it was, well, 10 minutes ago.
My home expansion was completed enough to move into in December, which was none too soon for me.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
No, I'm not talking about inexpensive malt liquor -- that land would've been my high school.