The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Price is Right fans should be familiar with the long-running Clock Game, where players are required to guess the prices of two items within 30 seconds by being told if the actual price is "higher
Photos of Carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland might give you nightmares. Or it might make you want to book tickets!
Court records show that Chicago is the most corrupt city in the U.S.
Batman, the TV series, made its debut as one of TV's first mid-season replacements on January 12, 1966.
There are only so many different ways you can ambush someone with a sharpshooter, so some of the ways the CIA plotted to kill Castro were pretty wild.
Welcome to the Thursday night Late Movies, loyal _flossers! It's time, once again, for GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.
I've pointed to the Everything is a Remix series previously; it's a series of short documentaries by Kirby Ferguson, discussing how newly created work (music, movies, etc.) is influenced by
While the job of a mail carrier might be largely the same as it was 100 years ago, the postal system itself has drastically changed over the past century.
Turn on the TV at 6:00 this evening and you’ll find the local news, SportsCenter, or perhaps an old Seinfeld rerun. But until this day in 1957, British TVs at 6:00pm wouldn’t show a thing.
The occasional niche blog list we have for you is usually full of entertainments and distractions. This list is a little different.
We barely scratched the surface of historical Doctor Who in our previous post. Today, we'll look at a few of the historical adventures transmitted in the 1960s.
If you've played chess, you might be able to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge. If you've never tried the game, learn how.
A 4-year-old Pekingese won Best in Show at this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Thomas Edison had an encyclopedic memory, and by the early 1920s, he had become increasingly frustrated by the fact that college graduates applying to work for him didn’t have a wealth of knowledge co
The Public School 22 Chorus is a delight -- a choir of fifth graders who sing their hearts out.