Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
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It doesn’t happen to every single bug, but if you stumble upon an expired roach in the bathroom or a downed fly by the window, you’ll find that they’re frequently flat on
On March 26, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson participated in a talk on "Cosmic Quandaries" in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is filled with commonly-misspelled words that begin with the letter "E." Four are spelled correctly; one is not.
Manufactured outrage is just another example of political theater.
I don't know about you _flossers, but I just forked over a few hundred hard-earned dollars to Uncle Sam.
Want to contribute to a worthy cause and get your favorite celebrity to do something awesome and/or ridiculous? That’s the idea behind Charity Bribes.
Thanks to the internet, the world can sometimes seem awfully small.
The crowd at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this past weekend was treated to a “live” performance from an artist none of them expected to see up on stage: Tupac Shakur.
In this short video, explainmaestro C.G.P Grey explores the history of copyright, using the only slightly less alarming headline Copyright: Forever Less One Day (there's also a transcript at tha
People with disabilities have the same aspirations as anyone, whether they came up with a dream before or after they became disabled.
The second day of the workweek brings with it a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.
Lincoln Sadler eyes one of his favorite fishing spots, Great Rock, from a distance, but times his approach around an oncoming boat so as not to reveal the rock’s secr
The Pulitzer Prizes have been announced, and for the first time since 1977, no fiction titles won.
From a Zombie invasion to a March Madness app infecting all our cellphones, governments are preparing for the worst.
1. A Zombie