In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Here are some old photos of librarians showing both the diversity of their duties and the diversity of the workers themselves.
[This post was originally published on August 4th, 2008]
These days, there's no distinguishing one keyboard from the next because all they really do is act as computer trigger devices.
Eternal Flame Extinguished Due to Unpaid Gas Bill
The former Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan has a memorial to fallen soldiers of World War II in the capital city of Bishkek, which features an "et
Let's face it; the weekend just won't arrive if we don't fly a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge up the proverbial flagpole.
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch went into foreclosure a few years ago, and was sold off in pieces.
It's Thursday, it's late and it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
Sometimes there's a music video that changes everything -- a video that makes your bad day turn good, turns your frown upside down, and confuses the everliving hell out of you.
Introduction of non-native species to a new environment is often done completely by accident. Anywhere people travel, something unseen can be traveling along, too.
The date was March 29, 1989. The most famous comedienne in the history of show business was about to make her final TV
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge asks you to name a U.S. state that shares a land border with Canada, so you've got a 1-in-10 shot.
The anxiety of a generation may be defined by the "fear of missing out." or FOMO.
If you had a home computer in the 1980s, you probably played at least one adventure game from Sierra On-Line.
In my neverending quest to make you feel old, I have news: the eponymous Violent Femmes album (also known as "the best Violent Femmes album") turns 29 years old this month.
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In November 1944, fifty years before Predator drones swept on the scene, the Japanese military devised a low-tech method of dropping bombs on fore
MIT's 21-story Green Building was briefly transformed into a giant Tetris game on on September 12, 2011. That game was shut down due to glitches in gameplay.