Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
The Internet is abuzz about the picture of the giant goldfish that recently surfaced (haven’t seen it? Check out #1 below).
This video starts slowly (hah), but in the middle you start seeing the wings move -- it's truly incredible. Watch how the bee's wings pivot and ultimately allow the bee to lift off.
I like lists, especially ones that put us in the same company as The Economist and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
mental_floss is at it again. We're doing a great big Trivia Show at the Galapagos Arts Space in Brooklyn on October 17th to promote our brand new history book.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s memoir, A Journey, is sparking all sorts of picketing and protesting around the U.K., so we thought it might be a good time to take a look at a few president
When most skateboarders break their boards, the remnants of wood end up in the trash.
1. Hop on
Almost anything can be made into a fish tank IF you've got the room, the money, the time, and the dedication to make it work.
NFL WEEK ONE: The fact that my first pick is the Rams should make it clear that this isn’t your typical stack of NFL predictions.
While recently Stumbling around the interweb, I encountered a webpage that wouldn't load properly - a pretty common occurrence when you spend as much time online as I do.
Five-by-Five puzzles aren't difficult, they're just an exercise for the noggin. Enjoy!
Place the following words into a 5 × 5 grid so that they link together.
Recently, a couple of surprising studies have turned the tables -- albeit in an admittedly minor way -- on the conventional wisdom about smoking, boozing, and drinking coffee.
The 5 Strangest Things Evolution Left in Your Body. The human body has extra features that we don't use, but our ancestors needed a long, long time ago.
You're in for a treat tonight. Below, I've collected a series of vintage Wendy's training videos, all apparently from the 80's.
Who says you need expensive materials to make art? Other than a somewhat flat surface, all you really need are a few hundred of that denizen of office supply cabinets everywhere: the Post-it Note.