ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
We may have Zachary Taylor to thank for coining the term, but it’s a journalist who popularized it nearly 30 years later.
As I’m sure many of you know, Dolley Madison was one of the most beloved fi
I offered our first Short Spell puzzle two weeks ago, so here's a second go-round for today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
The Mars Rover Opportunity has been exploring the red planet for seven years now.
The race for the 2012 Republican nomination is in full swing.
Here's a clip from National Geographic Explorer, showing Dr.
I would like… to feed your fingertips… to the wolverines.
With a simple English language lesson, Saturday Night Live proclaimed its arrival to the world on this day 36 years ago.
Because I am su
Modern technology makes dressing up for Halloween (or any costume occasion) more fun than ever!
We don't want to spoil anything from this season of Breaking Bad for those who haven't seen it.
Illustrator Nicole Martinez could be the _floss, er, poster child.
It's Tuesday Test Time here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Chilean Miners Fight Their Demons.
Giancarlo Esposito (the super intense Gus Fring on Breaking Bad) had a stint on Sesame Street—he played Big Bird's camp counselor in 1982. Let's take a look.
Tonight, let's celebrate physicist Richard Feynman.
Bargain bin recording artists are people, too. In the interest of balanced reporting, I hereby submit to you the very human stories behind some of those infamous photos.
Sure, you know your footballs, baseballs, tennis balls and basketballs. But what about the lesser-known balls? Let's take a closer look at some, er, odd balls now.
1. Jai Alai