On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro
A sundry of spooky links this week: we begin with the curious case of Mary Roff and Lurancy Vennum. From Merinda, "Short version is ... Mary Roff was crazy and died.
The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league's launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season.
Improv Everywhere is a collection of artists who stage scenes in public places.
Most of us are pretty familiar with carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating, but there are plenty of other Halloween traditions out there.
Just how well do you know your states? Are you on a nickname basis? Let's find out.
Take the Quiz: State
My addiction to television started very early and my parents were enablers, even though that term hadn't been coined at the time.
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.
Planning a trip to Vegas in the near future? Never forget that in the long run, the house always wins.
Last week, Boing Boing helped introduce an incredibly wonderful Halloween decoration to its readers—a dead mummified fairy?
Man inÂ La-Z-Boy Charged with Drunk Driving
61-year-old Dennis LeRoy Anderson of Proctor, Minnesota pleaded guilty to leaving a bar and crashing his vehicle.
Trick-or-treat time is nearly upon us! To celebrate, here's today's Brain Game:
Find as many words as you can - of four letters or more - from the letters in the word HALLOWEEN.
Star Wars (episode four) done completely in ascii. Someone has a lot of extra time on their hands. (via Gorilla Mask)
I vant to suck your broccoli: 23 unusual vampire variations.