There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
You'll have to go back 30 years to pull out the answer for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
Only one other monarch has reigned over England as long as Queen Elizabeth II. See film footage and pictures from Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897.
The Fall of Pinterest.
Those Guys on the Beach with the Metal Detectors Must Find Things Sometimes, Right?
Sure. It’s just that sometimes they find a big treasure chest full of coins ...
Ever since the idea of the cowboy entered the public consciousness, people have been fascinated with them.
On our last macabre getaway, we planned an almost-cross-country trip to see various items tied to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.
Since before history began, we have tried to understand our world and our place in it. To the earliest hunter-gatherer tribes, this meant little more than knowing the tribe's territory.
Is it just me, or are there more and more global news stories about disabled people accomplishing feats that would be quite newsworthy for able-bodied people?
In the first 30 seconds, this video takes us from Pong through a series of 1970s and early 1980s arcade games, then into NES versions of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros.
We're so excited to have the Awkward Family Photos Game in our store that we've partnered with FamilyAndPartyGames.com to run a contest to give away copies of the game!
Each day through Thu
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge asks about a hot-spot area of the world that's politically charged thanks to its history, its religion, and its oil-rich lands.
A Dutch artist made a quadricopter out of the body of his deceased cat. That itself is both disturbing and hilarious, and now there's a song about the whole thing.
The Screwed Generation.
We've discussed the story of the Unknown Rebel (what little we know of it, anyway), but we may have never known of his heroic deed if the photographers who managed to document it hadn’t been fast
New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, who has helped lead his team to the Stanley Cup Finals, is part of an exclusive club.
The Running Bulls Rules
The first rule of running with bulls is probably, ummmm, don’t. Second rule is that if you’re going to do it anyway, be really prepared.
Installment #19: With Russia, France, Germany, and Britain locked in an arms race and trouble brewing along its southern border in the Balkans, Austria-Hungary was soon swept up in the European armame