Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Safety precautions such as childproof caps and doors that open outward are so commonplace today that we rarely give them a second thought "“ they're just facts of life.
You may have already heard that Johnny Depp's surprise appearance to promote Alice in Wonderland at ComicCon has been the talk of the convention (video at the bottom of the story, if you haven
1. For six weeks in 2002, I worked as a temporary receptionist at a garage door installation company.
When talking about director and screenwriter Billy Wilder, one really only needs to list the titles of his many triumphs in genres as disparate as light comedy and film noir. The Apartment.
We got some outstanding responses to our most recent book giveaway contest. We asked you how you would make a sport more fun, dangerous or exciting.
Collect $4 Million; Go Directly to Jail
Barry Shell of Brampton, Ontario could call it his lucky day -or his unlucky day. He won $4.4 million dollars in the Canadian Lotto drawing July 18th.
iPhones have done for farting what cable did for broadcast news: now you can have the sound of any type of fart, from the "air biscuit" to the "sick dog," at your fingertips 24 hou
Happy Friday; enjoy today's Brain Game.
A succinct synopsis of World War II.
My favorite part of Saturday Night Live has always been Weekend Update.Â Here are a few clips of some of the different actors and actresses who have parodied the news (although sadly, I couldn't
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).
In case you missed it here last week, Ethan's round-up of Presidential vacation spots is running on CNN.com right
Marvin the Martian crash-landed on our planet sixty-one years ago tomorrow.
YouTube user DarthGollumKong apparently has two things: a lot of manual dexterity and a lot of time on his hands.
With Michael Vick out of federal custody and potentially ready to return to football, there's all sorts of buzz around his eventual landing place.