7-Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."
Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.
Because of finances, age, or health, many survivors are unable to travel to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC for military funerals.
A "supercut" is not only a quality haircut from a national chain -- it's a type of video in which all instances of a particular word, phrase, or scenario are placed together, sometimes
Some celebrities have done quite well for themselves in the wine business – Francis Ford Coppola, for example, is as famous for his grapes in some circles as he is for his movies.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
For the last year, filmmakers Alex Jablonski and Michael Trotten have made one short documentary film every month -- twelve in all.
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, according to Wikipedia, #830 in the Line of succession to the British throne.
Back in July, our own Will Treece pointed to the then-longest Wikipedia a
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Some people refer to it as the “Viennese Style.” Others, the “Viennese Classical School.” Whatever
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert SIXTH into TENTH in the fewest steps possible.
6 Eerily Specific World Events Predicted by Comics. Is it possible that comic book writers have a super power of their own? (via Interesting Pile)
Quidditch, the magical game played by Harry Potter and company in J.K.
With the recent announcement of a new, swanky, “sexualized” Mr.
Note: Tomorrow night at 7pm, Bud Shaw will be speaking and answering questions at the mental_floss store in Chesterland, Ohio. Stop by and say
I wrote about the mad sculptor Messerschmidt last week, and in the comments one reader mentioned that his work reminded them of an English painter named Louis Wain (1860-1939) -- who I then proceeded
What happens when a mini-orchestra performs the Mad Men theme song, gently mashed up with Nat "King" Cole's classic "Nature Boy"? Awesome jazz fantasticness.