Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
100 movies every man should see. A handy list to have around when he wants to watch the same old thing again.
The Weird, Wacky World of the Platypus.
I'm a big Food Network fan. I could sit on the couch and zone out to cooking shows all day.
InÂ May 2008, we took a few days off and visited Universal Orlando. During one of the brighter days, we tookÂ a camera around the park and snapped some photos.
Don't you hate it when you're just sitting there at home, watching some TrueBlood (any other fans out there?) and enjoying a night at home on the couch, when all of a sudden your leg just ra
The mental_floss offices in Birmingham (AL), Brooklyn (NY) and Chagrin Falls (OH) are sent a lot of books, and it's about time we started giving them away again.
Most of us spend a lot of time staring at a computer or TV screen, playing video games, or gabbing into our cell phones.
If the Sonia Sotomayor hearings have you hankering for a judicial-themed t-shirt, head on over to the mental_floss store and make that dream a
For one of my birthdays as a child, I received the "home version" of the TV game show Concentration.
I can hardly make pasta, much less bake a cake, so major props go to these seriously creative inventor-bakers, discovered over the years by Boingboing's cake-obsessed Cory Doctorow.
The Tuesday Turnip is back! We gave it a BIG break to give the Internet time to catch up with us, which it has, which means all new interesting searches on Tuesdays!
Bookmark the site We Choose the Moon to follow the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in real time 40 years after it happened.
There's something intriguing about watching someone answer a question, or spin a wheel, or pick a suitcase. That's why game shows have been around for nearly three-quarters of a century.
I've been a fan of They Might be Giants for about as long as I've been a fan of music in general, but despite the already-enormous body of work they've generated in the last 20 years, t
We know a good number of famous middle initials. But how many of us actually know the less famous, oftentimes strange names they stand for? Let's find out.
Take the quiz: The Name Behind The