Taco Bell is named for its founder, Glen Bell.
The government of North Korea has offered to stop their nuclear activities and submit to inspection in exchange for food.
Most educators dream of the opportunity to teach at an elite university, but after teaching one free online course for Stanford with 160,000 students, Sebastian Thrun realized the prestige just wasn
Here's a roundup of screensavers from the '90s, when they were delightfully corny, 3D graphics meant "the future," and flying toasters invaded our dreams. Enjoy!
Reader Bill wrote in to ask, “Why does the sound of running water make me want to pee—and sometimes
To quote a song from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd, it’s Hard to Believe.
Big news from NASA—2011/12 was a record-breaking year when it came to astronaut applications.
In terms of presents and cake, leap day babies can have their pick between February 28 and March 1. But legally, things are a bit murkier in non-leap years.
Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase was in the enviable position of designing the original US $1 bill in 1862. So who do you think he put on that bill? Himself, of course.
It's the little things in life... sometimes, right? If you agree, be sure to check out these 13 amazing miniatures by Kim Burke! And for her complete collection visit her at Etsy, deviantART,
Here's a new word ladder for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
Syrians have been protesting their government and dying for it for a year now.
Even with all the strides towards equality that women have made in the past hundred years, it's still fairly uncommon for a woman to propose to a man.
by Robert Love
The founder of Anusara yoga recently stepped down amid accusations of sexual impropriety with his students.
Though she’s well-known for her other roles—originating Sheila in A Chorus Line, Baby’s mom in Dirty Dancing—Kelly Bishop, who turns 68 today, is perhaps most recognized for her recent turn as Emily G
If you've ever taken one of our Lunchtime Quizzes and thought you could come up with something much better, now's your chance. I need someone to take over the Tuesday quizmaster position.