Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
It all sounds very Orwellian and nightmarish at first.
During the 1960s and 70s, you didn't have to scour through the fine print in the sports section of your daily newspaper to find adult entertainment venues; adult theaters had their locales and sc
In the latest mental_floss, we indulged in a little kiss and tell. From a smooch that changed a law, to a kiss that changed a religion, we explored 10 of the most powerful kisses in human history.
Ever wonder what all those strange credits are when they roll by at the end of a film?
After pornography, cats are possibly the most popular subject matter on the internet. They're cute, they can be really funny, and most internet users have at least one of their own.
Today's stately Brain Game:
When viewed on a map, which
U.S. state's shape might best be
described as an irregular hexagon?
Here is the SOLUTION.
50 Things Every 18-Year-Old Should Know.
For your Monday viewing pleasure, here's a smart talk about bacteria. Princeton microbiologist Bonnie Bassler knows her bacteria.
Underrated. Overnamed. That's Chester Alan Arthur, the 21st president of the United States. You may know more about him than you think, especially if you read Mr.
Appropriately enough, I'm writing today's Quick 10 from my neighborhood public library.
Vatican City has fewer than 1,000 citizens and spans only 110 acres. But what actually goes on behind the scenes?
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) bars the use of all transmitting devices in the off chance that transmissions could interfere with a plane's navigation and communications equipment and
I recently upgraded from the wooden kitchen chair I've used for years to a real swiveling office chair on wheels, so I'm a bit behind the curve on office chair innovations.
More bad poetry for a Monday, in the guise of a riddle.
Workplace safety is no laughing matter, so presumably the purpose of workplace safety videos is to get people to take it seriously.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Modern Names for Old-Timey Ailments