Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
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Every American’s least favorite day of the year is just around the corner. In commiseration, here are some things you might not know about the income tax.
St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., provided mental health care services to members of the U.S.
If today's Generation Y and Z-ers accuse us Baby Boomers of being cynical and distrustful, well, I for one blame it all on comic books.
If I were forced to pick one decade to live in forever, I’d pick the ‘70s.
Fans of movies, books and even animated mice have translated their love for specific brands of pop culture into cults, organizations and federally recognized religious groups, with varying degrees of
Whether it’s a traditional Thomas Brothers map book or Google Maps Street View, most of us use maps on at least a fairly regular basis.
The now-famous Keep Calm and Carry On poster was produced by the British Ministry of Information in 1939, as a quintessentially British statement of what to do in the event of German invasion.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge asks you to add a letter for each new answer.
See how many of these you recognize, and how many of them would puzzle your kids or grandkids.
27 Toys You Threw Out That Are Worth a Fortune Now. Of course, you didn't have much choice after you wore them out and broke them down.
1. Ludwig van Beethoven
At age 26, the great German composer and pianist began to lose his hearing.
We've mentioned before that acclaimed children's poet Shel Silverstein wrote "A Boy Named Sue," the song popularized by the great Johnny Cash.
Humanity spent the last hundred years virtually eradicating some of the planet’s most unpleasant diseases.
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Tomorrow is April 11th, and you know what that means.
For the rest of the week, I'll be posting memorable images from the '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s.