Three Men and a Baby was directed by Leonard Nimoy.
The (End of the) World Economy Is Booming
The world will end sometime. So you might as well make some money off of the apocalypse while you can.
Everyone knows that Stephen King was a janitor and Ransom Riggs shared creepy old photos on mentalfloss.com. What did some other famous writers do before their big breaks?
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Aaron Sorkin is a fantastic writer of dialogue -- as long as you're okay with listening to Aaron Sorkin talking to Aaron Sorkin through the voices of miscellaneous actors.
The stereotype of the serious video gamer living in his parent's basement, sitting in the dark covered in Cheeto dust only covers a small portion of gamers.
Editor's Note: This is the big debut of Bill DeMain's new column, where he explores the real historical events that inspired various songs.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge concerns America's neighbor to the north, Canada.
Sunday brought the news that Lonesome George, the very last Pinta Island tortoise, had died.
We’ve all found something that we thought might be worth a lot of money. We have not all been fortunate enough to stumble across anything actually worth a fortune.
Cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos means "whoever owns the soil, it is theirs up to Heaven and down to Hell."
Death By Vegetable
All that talk about vegetables being good for you and helping you fend off death may be true.
In 1992, Nickelodeon assembled items important to the kids of the day, put them in a big orange time capsule, and buried it in front of Nickelodeon Studios in Universal Studios.
Photo circa 2008 courtesy of Joanna J., used by Creative Commons license.
In 1975, construction began on a high-rise building in the center of Kraków, Poland.
In the early 1880s, Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck of Germany had a problem. Marxist unrest was spreading across Europe and some of his own countrymen were calling for socialist reforms.
Today's Monday Math Square mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge is the first of the summer.