Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Last week’s post on the Fisher-Price Little People garage got us wondering: Who the heck were these guys, Fisher and Price?
This week I'll bring you the best RSA talks -- a series of lectures a bit like TED from the UK.
You'll find the rare "double divide" in the middle horizontal row of the Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dragon.
Star Wars Uncut is finally finished, and it's a real hoot!
For those who need new ways of insulting the rapscallions in your life, here are 10 charming words for nasty people to pepper your insulting tirades with.
Practically everything in print nowadays
On this date in 1987, Pennsylvania Treasurer Budd Dwyer shot and killed himself during a televised press conference.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
For the month of January I’m bringing you a great lecture every weekday. This week I picked my favorite TED Talks -- and got some great suggestions for more!
Hear ye, hear ye! The savior of hardcore arises! It is … an eight-year-old Australian girl! who has found a way to make the first relevant hardcore song in several decades.
Happy National Hugging Day!
From the holiday’s website: “While some encourage hugging everyone, National Hugging Day always suggests at least asking first."
Who is your favorite Muppet? I am partial to Dr. Bunsen Honeydew's long-suffering assistant, Beaker. Here are some of his finer moments.
Ode to Joy
Ten-part, or whatever harmony!
I saw the above photo posted on reddit today and was suddenly filled with raging, uncontrollable nostalgia.
The circus has always been about performers reaching the pinnacle of courage, strength, and skill, all for the intangible payback of the roar of the crowd.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.