John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
Civilizations have been creating currencies since the dawn of history.
At a stoplight not too far from where I live, you can see an abandoned Circuit City, an empty CompUSA, two closed-down gas stations and a non-descript big box building that went up in 2006 and has yet
Time to wrap up our latest book giveaway contest. You were asked to recast any historical moment you think would have been cooler, better, more exciting, etc. if it had happened differently.
This article was written by Sam Kean and originally appeared in the 'Future of Sex' issue of mental_floss magazine (March-April 2008).
If humans can train (or genetically engineer) themse
What could be better than finding hidden treasure without having to lift more than a finger? Now looking for loot is easier than ever with the Remote-controlled Metal-detecting Dune Buggy!
Yes, today's Brain Game is really just a Q-and-A, but I thought it would be a nice way to start the weekÂ since the second half of the Major League Baseball season is now underway.
In the 70s, Stu Segall made porn movies.
You'd have to be living in the center of a really thick forest not to know by now that the world's forests are disappearing little by little.
NASA's schedule of events celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing.
How many of you Potterheads rushed out to see Half Blood Prince this weekend?
You've been humming these tunes for decades, but do you know the words?
I know some of you _flossers must be house-hunting out there "“ you've still got a couple of months to get in on that tax credit!
This article was originally published in March of
This Thursday, Covent Garden "“ typically home to flocks of tourists, living statues, and souvenir tchotchke shops "“ had a new visitor, one who didn't stick around all that long after