TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
Bands like Van Halen, The Alan Parsons Project, Phish and Santana all are named after members in the band. But what about bands named after people NOT in the band?
Video games often feature dumb premises: plumbers must save a princess from a dragon/turtle monster? What's going on there?!
Five Stabbed at Get-out-of-jail Party
A welcome home party for an unnamed teenager released from juvenile detention in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, turned ugly Saturday night.
Today, the Friday Free-for-all makes an appearance at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The 25 Worst Cities to Be Young. The numbers that were crunched included unemployment, education, debt, and marriage among the young adult populations.
According to Herodotus, when the Athenian lawgiver Solon visited Croesus, the fabulously wealthy king of Lydia, Croesus -- showing off his riches and sumptuous palace -- asked Solon who the happiest m
Attention knowledge junkies and people who like to leave their house to drink and win stuff! We're bringing the Trivia Show to Cincinnati on Tuesday, November 1.
Before he was Carol Seaver's boyfriend on Growing Pains (and that Friends thing), Matthew Perry was in a series called Second Chance.
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The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations have been going on for over a month.
Seattle-based writer, photographer, filmmaker and artist, Christopher Boffoli creates amazingly creative miniatures using people and food. Here are 13 that I've curated.
It's that time of year, when we look to graveyards for tales that scare the dickens out of us.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a Think Thursday challenge that brings back memories for me.
Eight people lived in Biosphere 2, a self-contained ecosystem, from 1991-1993 and lost a bunch of weight in what was supposed to be a healthy, if restricted, diet.
Tonight, prepare to be a little grossed out: videos of carnivorous plants eating stuff. Not for the faint of heart!
Scott Allen can't tell you who's going to win the World Series. But his 2010 self can tell you where the participants' names came from.
St. Louis Cardinals
In 1899, the St.