Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” was written by Shel Silverstein.
King Tut’s Family Secrets.
If you combine the electoral college results of the 1980 and 1984 elections, Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale 1014-62.
Related Fact: Reagan also posed for this great photo wit
Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale (1871*-1945) died just over 65 years ago, yet her artwork remains popular today.
We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.
Sadly, today is the anniversary of the day Princess Diana died 13 years ago.
When I’m not blogging for mental_floss, I can usually be found wearing bright orange rubber pants and gutting, cutting and selling fish at my local Whole Foods (and winning awards for it).
Ever wonder what would happen if you mixed a hot air balloon with the massive figures in the Macy's Day Parade?
Fermat's Last Theorem is one of the most famous math problems in history, as it remained unsolved for well over 300 years -- and Fermat himself, before his suicide, had written a margin note clai
Let’s take a look at the origins of the butter substitute, and the dairy lobby's attempts to defeat it.
Solid soap is, of course, a useful consumer product. It is also possibly the perfect multi-dimensional art medium.
For those unaware, Manifest Destiny is in vogue again.
Last week, reader Lola inquired if there was a way to construct a Math Square that didn't provide any number clues. There is, so we've offered one today for Brain Game #578.
Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon spent 741 weeks—more than 14 years—on the Billboard Top 200 album chart.
Related Fact: Syd Barrett got the name Pink Floyd from two American blues musicians, Pink
Admittedly, I'm not a big opera fan. But if more operas were like these, I might be.
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