The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
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
In 1986, at the height of his career (as It's Garry Shandling's Show was starting), comedian Garry Shandling did a Pizza Hut ad.
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The Huffington Post recently released a copy of Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry’s college transcript from Texas A&M. The academic picture wasn’t pretty.
When we study war in history class, we learn about kings, presidents, and generals.
It's Think Thursday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Teachers often tell the story of how assassin Gavrilo Princip would not have been in shooting range of Franz Ferdinand that fateful day in 1914 if he hadn't stopped to buy a sandwich about the ti
So let's say you're Vi Hart and you're doodling in math class, and you decide to dig into the math behind your doodles.
Like most kids, my son Jack loves drawing with Crayons. He also has an especial affinity for all things iPad/iPhone. So when we got wind of Crayola’s iPad app, we knew we’d have to give it a whirl.
• "But ice is not a food!" you say? The U.S. and Canadian food codes beg to differ!
Our friends at The Week recently added a pretty addictive feature to their site. The Bad Opinion Generator features some of history's worst predictions.
For most of its journey from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River takes a pretty direct path. Sure, it zigs east here and zags west there, but nothing too crazy.
Here's a five-minute TED Talk in which Jessa Gamble talks briefly about how animals (including us) have natural sleep cycles.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is not an easy one. This word ladder took me eight steps to solve...