Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
In this eight-minute video, Tetris master Matt Buco maxes out NES Tetris -- achieving 999,999 points.
One of my favorite tumblrs, tweeters and Instagrammers, lunchyprices, spotted the below typo on her TV screen recently and had the wherewithal to capture it quick. Apparently, an entire ad agency depa
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Sweet! It's Tuesday Test Time once again here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game, so let's get right to it. Good luck:
M&M milk chocolate candies (a.k.a.
Anti-zombie presidential candidate ‘Vermin Supreme’ needs our support. After all, if he wins, everyone gets a pony!
How No Child Left Behind Corrupted Education.
There are plenty of great creatures photographers out there, and many who specialize in close ups of the smaller creatures wandering the Earth.
Dixville Notch, NH, is a tiny unincorporated township of about 75 residents situated at the foot of the scenic White Mountains and home to The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel.
© Rick Friedman/CorbisBecause the state wants it that way!New Hampshire's primaries have informally been the earliest since 1920, but over the years, the state has passed laws to ensure that its
A look back at the "Betamax Case," including the role Mister Rogers played in the Supreme Court's decision.
The average teen sends between 50 and 75 text messages a day. Perhaps more impressive: the top 14% of texting teens send more than 200 texts per day. Now, we've all seen this.
In 1960, University of Toronto physics professors Patterson Hume and Donald Ivey produced a half-hour educational film explaining basic principles of physics.
Here's the first mentalfloss.com Brain Game Monday Math Square of 2012. Good luck!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Modern Ghost Towns. Bad planning and way too much ambition add up to some weird and wasteful land use.
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For history buffs, lovers of costume dramas and really just anyone, "Downton Abbey" returns tonight on PBS!