Wilford Brimley was Howard Hughes' bodyguard.
I posted a video of Richard Nixon playing the piano this morning, and it got me to wondering -- what other politicians have musical talent?
Today I bring you a remarkable historical document -- complete with animation to make it even more bizarre. In 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson needed some pants.
Environmental Graffiti has a great round-up of the world's most gorgeous jellyfish, including the porpita porpita seen above.
"Egghead" is one of those words that seems to have fallen out of wide use, not unlike the fifties-ish epithet "pieface" (a favorite insult of Ramona Quimby, among others).
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, let's take a look at a few not-so-famous firsts in the American Civil Rights Movement.
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When is a shopping cart not a shopping cart? When it's a car, a work of art, a mobile farm, or a piece of furniture.
Whether they're scratched good albums or terrible music that should never have been pressed, there are tons of vinyl albums out there that even the most die-hard collectors have no interest in.
Thanks for playing the Monday Math Square. The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
It took over two decades for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to became a national holiday. Seventeen years passed between the declaration of a federal holiday and its recognition by all 50 states.
Product placement in cinema is nothing new, and the folks over at Film Drunk have put together a nice little mashup of the most egregious offenders.
Your weekly dose of cute (in the category of Lo
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Wikipedia has been around for 10 years! Happy Birthday. You know what this means, of course: it's time for a retrospective of this unique American achievement.
The Duck Hunt gun, officially called the NES Zapper, seems downright primitive next to today's technology. But in the late '80s, it filled plenty of young heads with wonder.
I didn't watch the movie The Titanic for ten years because I already knew how it ended: the boat sank. Which is what makes the idea for a sequel that much sillier.
Every year, Forbes analyzes the net worth of really rich people – really rich people who don’t actually exist. In the past, Uncle Sam and Scrooge McDuck have been the highest rollers.