The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Thanks to the crowd of 100+ that attended the mental_floss challenge at theÂ Mensa American Gathering yesterday evening at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn.
The movie Airplane! opened 30 years ago today. Over, Oveur, roger, Roger, and don't call me Shirley!
The Reduced Shakespeare Company is known for performing fast-paced, quick-witted versions of famous literary works.
Solve the following puzzle and you may win your pick of anything you want from the neatoshop (valued under $25). Again, we'll leave the contest open until midnight PT. Ready? Set.
If you're lucky, you'll get to spend at least part of the holiday weekend firing up a grill and enjoying some tasty treats.
1. Mary - 91,673 babies, about 6.5 percent of female babies.
2. Anna "“ 38,159 babies, about 2.73 percent of female babies.
Here's a Haiku which, according to commonly accepted English practices, is both a valid Haiku when read aloud (in English), and holds meaning and even a sort of story -- even though it contains o
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
Our new issue is on newsstands and in mailboxes (or beach bags or bathrooms or wherever it is you do your _flossing).
Happy Canada Day! Canada became independent of Britain gradually, in stark contrast to the fit we Yanks threw in the 1770s. The celebration of Canada Day grew gradually as well.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convertÂ SEVEN intoÂ TIMES in the fewest number of steps possible.
The 2010 Bulwer-Lytton awards for bad fiction have been bestowed.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a