Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Ready to feel really old? In this video, some French-Canadian kids are presented with technology from the 80's and 90's.
If you ever wondered what the coolest lake in the world is, wonder no more. It's called Lake Vostok, and it's in Antarctica.
Neo and Tuxedo are Boston terriers who've already become famous thanks to their skateboarding video and their shopping video.
There's no shortage of typography content on the web. And the internet is brewing over with everything Star Wars-related.
Twins Born in Different Years
Madisen Carin Lewis was born at 11:59 PM last Friday. Her twin brother, Aiden Everette Lewis was born a minute later by cesarean section in Rockford, Illinois.
Thanks for giving the Friday Free-For-All a shot. The mental_floss Brain Game will return on Monday.
A stay-at-home mom gives "a warning from the front lines." Making choices between kids, career, or both is harder than ever when your preference can backfire on you years later.
As we kick off 2011, it's common to look back at the highlights of the previous year; the highs and lows, the things that inspired and entertained us and how we lived for the past 365 days.
Every year, Lake Superior State University releases its banned words list based on overused words and phrases for the year.
College football fans will get to enjoy the BCS National Championship Game on Monday night, but before Auburn and Oregon take the field a few more bowl games will give us our pigskin fix.
We've got a couple outstanding giveaways we need to wrap up.
Books and cats go together as well as peanut butter and jelly. You could file them under "things that are nice to curl up with" -at the same time!
Ask MetaFilter is a community site in which people ask and answer questions.
In this short-but-sweet TED talk, Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington talks about how she discovered the importance of sleep: by fainting from exhaustion a couple of years ago, hitting her face
Scouting New York was started by Nick Carr as a way to showcase the interesting and eclectic nooks and crannies he discovers while scouring the Big Apple as a motion picture location scout.