Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."
Note: A couple friends of mental_floss worked on this, and they're excited to crank out more fun infographics on various topics.
We reach for them when we need a sugar fix, but how well do we know the stories behind our favorite ice creams, cookies, and snack cakes?
Blu is the pseudonym of an anonymous Italian graffiti artist. He creates extensive stop-motion animation videos using graffiti, often in public places.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a
We all know the big cats: lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, and cougar. You are probably also familiar with some smaller wildcats such as the lynx, ocelot, and bobcat.
You don't have to be Team Edward to know there's a serious vampire craze sweeping the world right now.
In 2009, the U.S Mint lost $22 million making pennies and nickels.
Related Facts: It costs 1.5 cents to make a penny.
When I was in high school, I took a friend's brand-new (and I mean BRAND new) moped for a spin and, two minutes into the ride, crashed it into a mailbox.
For a reason unknown to us (but much appreciated), one of last week's Brain Games - an English-languageÂ word ladder - was picked up by the Finnish MTV3 site, resulting in several thousand visits
Happiness and sadness spread just like germs.
There are lots of talking toys out there, and some also have microphones built in, so they can respond to your voice.
I know what you're thinking: What hold music isn't terrible?
Today's the day Billy the Kid bit the dust 129 years ago.
Prepare to learn that you've been doing something wrong your entire life. In an extensive thread at Ask Metafilter, commenters share what they did wrong for years.
With the passing of legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, everyone's telling their best stories about The Boss.