In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
As Kara mentioned this morning, Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the taking of the iconic photo that graced the cover of the Beatles' Abbey Road album and it was celebrated with all the cr
Are Bert & Ernie lovers? Is Cookie Monster becoming 'Veggie Monster'? Here's a look at 8 nagging Sesame Street rumors and whether there's any truth behind them.
The cover of the final Beatles studio album has become so iconic that thousands of entities have incorporated it for their own use (including the second issue of mental_floss).
The original photogr
I entered college in 1976. I took my sewing machine and a stereo. Once I met my roommate, she talked me into renting a small refrigerator together ($25 for the year).
I guess it's official: now there's a blog for everything.
At least in our area of the country, this past weekend was the hottest and wettest we'd had all season. So, for today's Brain Game, I offer a word ladder in that regard.
The history of dirt. How old is dirt, and where did it come from, anyway?
Most ridiculous exercise equipment of all time.
From the Department of Wow: an extreme pool jump. I would never trust my math skills to predict the landing spot properly.
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I'll start with a full disclosure: Graham Greene is one of my very favorite writers.
Maybe you don't follow the underground scene, and you are woefully uneducated about the Next Big Thing's independent album. How about the fictional musicians from television and film?
Stacy is off today—she's covering Lollapalooza in Chicago and will be back on Tuesday with all sorts of good material and crazy stories.
Frederick Law Olmsted (1822 - 1903) is far from a household name these days, having died over a century ago. Despite this, his reach remains wide in the United States.