Quentin Tarantino played an Elvis impersonator on The Golden Girls.
Jim Henson was born 75 years ago today! Google is celebrating with a Muppet doodle.
Starfish are also called sea stars these days, as they are not fish. Of course, they aren't stars, either. But they sure perform nicely for a camera!
Fifty-nine years ago today, Republican VP candidate Richard Nixon went on TV to give what's known as the "Checkers Speech." Why does a speech named after a dog live on in our cultural s
"Knute Rockne's Notre Dame all-stars arrived in New York for their battle with the New York Giants pro team in a charity grid battle.
A couple of years ago, I did a post on celebrities who got their first tastes of the entertainment biz by working at one of the Disney Parks, whether they did tricks at the Magic Shop (Steve Martin) o
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
You know how there are things that you do in life that you think are unique to you and you alone? Well, it turns out that these *things* aren't so unique to you as you might have thought.
Want your phone to say "Houston, we have a problem" when your cousin calls? Now you can!
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Town Erects Statue to Commemorate Beatles' Layover
On September 18, 1964, The Beatles changed planes at a tiny airport in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.
It's Free-for-all Friday once again, here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
There will never be another Freddie Mercury, but Marc Martel is about as close as anyone will get.
Friday is on the horizon and to take you into the sweet and tender recesses of the weekend, we have everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the songs below have something in common.
My next-door neighbors have a little terrier named Melvin (not pictured). My old neighbor had a very big Bernese mountain dog (also not pictured).
Okay, so we can't be 100% positive that these are from "actual" student papers. [Update: They are not.] Let us know which is the best (worst?) in the comments