Wilford Brimley was Howard Hughes' bodyguard.
One thing I learned watching the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street DVD: Oscar the Grouch was originally orange. Jim Henson decided to make him green before the second season of Sesame Street.
Last month, our readers marched into the online archives of Presidential libraries and marched out with the best photos.
An article in the December 2009 issue of The Atlantic poses a fascinating scientific question: do some children's genes give them a greater risk of failure, but also a greater chance for success
You might think that an airplane would be a pretty difficult object to lose, but there are still large areas of wilderness on our planet where planes can be hidden for decades.
Don't hesitate to write or comment with suggestions for the weekdaily Brain Game offering. Should we do a math square every day? More riddles? Fewer rebuses?
The 2009 Darwin Award winners have been announced. "The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool...
This is by no means a complete list -- instead, it's a collection of videos of my favorite guitarists doing their mind-bending thing, whether that be shredding, flatpicking, fingerpicking, playin
Much like Alice (of Wonderland fame), the cost of higher education continues to grow and grow and grow.
In the late 1980's, Dan Pink made a terrible mistake: he went to law school. He didn't fare well, graduating in the bottom 10% of his class.
Happy Birthday to Isaac Newton (sort of"¦ skip to #5 for the scoop on that)! Although he's been a household name since his time, there's more to Isaac than meets the apple.
If you've been sitting on a great t-shirt slogan, now's your chance to turn it into cash.
My junior year of college I worked as a spy. At the age of 21, I liked to refer to myself as The Youngest Spy in the World. There was no real way of knowing if this was true.
There was no Google.
Boing Boing's Science Question From a Toddler series is fascinating because it provides surprisingly detailed answers to seemingly obvious questions.
The New Year holiday and that little bit of extra time off from work is a good time to get cleaned up, reorganized, and ready for a bright new year. I've been in the zone myself.
Welcome to a brand new year of mental_floss Brain Games.