There was a third Apple founder. Ronald Wayne sold his 10% stake for $800 in 1976.
You've probably heard of Leica cameras, and you've almost definitely heard of Schindler's List. What you may not know is that the two have something in common.
Ira Glass, award-winning host of This American Life and sage to all nerdy literate types, knows how to tell a good story.
Have you ever torn open a box of raisins and wondered whether the girl on the packaging was real?
(Don't all raise your hands at once.)
Well, she was real.
With the high temperatures lately, my neighbor has made a habit of taking midday dips in the kiddie pool in her backyard.
If Boston wins at home tonight, the Stanley Cup Finals will head back to Canada for a deciding Game 7. If Vancouver wins, the Canucks will clinch their first Stanley Cup in three tries.
Patricia Loring, a research associate at Carnegie Mellon University, presses tiny blue dots on my fingers and the back of my hand. She tells me to adjust the keyboard as she maneuvers three webcams.
A brand new Monday Math Square is the challenge in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Enjoy!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
In 1958, authors Raymond Chandler and Ian Fleming sat down for a conversation recorded by the BBC. It's 25 minutes long, but a treasure for literary thriller fans.
Everyone knows Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and Linus. But do you recall these less-celebrated members of the Peanuts gang?
You know how in Hollywood people just bang on a keyboard and suddenly they've broken into a top secret database?
From Alice comes a link that is, in her words, "Awesome! Epic! Legendary! The stuff of teenage nightmares!" and she is certainly correct, especially the last part.
All over the world, little children learn their letters, numbers, and bad jokes watching the Muppets on their local version of Sesame Street.
Leonard Stern, the [adjective] creator of Mad Libs, the wacky fill-in-the-word game we all [past-tense verb] as kids, died this week at the age of [number]. OK, I’ll give you that one: he was 88.
As the saying goes, "Everybody's gotta start somewhere," but during these trying times, many people are simply looking to start.
Along with my post from a few weeks ago about Chinese ghost malls, file this under "weird stories from China." (Maybe I'll start calling them Strange Chinographies?) While the US is gr