Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
Our own magazine published an interview with Mark Twain a ways back, and we stand behind it.* The guy was dead at the time, and had been for nearly a hundred years.
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.
One of the best things about being a freelance writer in San Diego is getting to cover Comic Con every year.
Sprint Nextel is headquartered in the city of Overland Park, which is the second-most-populous city in the state of Kansas.
One-armed Monkey Kills 80 Chickens
Li Chun, farmer in Menghai, Yunnan, China found an injured monkey and adopted it, although the monkey had to have an arm and a leg amputated.
Japanese artist maps 1945-1998's nuclear explosions.
As of yesterday, "Licensed and localized editions of Monopoly" is Wikipedia's longest article, at 598,050 bytes.
You don't have to put too much thought into a beer to be able to enjoy it, but that doesn't mean a little bit of history can't make things more interesting.
The future holds such wonder and promise, such inspiration and hope at what we, as humans, can accomplish. Tonight for the Late Movies, we look at a few of these inventions.
Legend has it that on July 8, 1776, the Liberty Bell rang out to summon Philadelphians to hear the first official reading of the Declaration of Independence.
The pageviews have been counted! With six months in the books, here are the 12 most popular mentalfloss.com stories of the year (so far).
Here's someone playing a Super Mario Bros "speedrun" (running through the entire game as quickly as possible), but the video of the speedrun has been composited onto the wall of a real-
I'm planning a trip back East and will be hitting my first Indian Reservation casino, which got me thinking: I know nothing about their history at all!
I picked the very first ripe tomato from my garden yesterday. It wasn't even big enough to cover a sandwich with a slice. There are much larger green tomatoes that will, whenever they ripen.
This is a special message for bookstore owners, proprietors of toy stores, and people who run those mall kiosks that sell board games and calendars—I need to pick your