ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
I have a thing for pie graphs, and this one showing the most common jobs portrayed in movies (jaded cop, anyone?) is well worth a look.
We spent the summer of 2001 chastising Gary Condit, mourning Mr. Belvedere, and pardoning Microsoft.
The theme from the video game Tetris is one we'll always recognize. It's an 8-bit version of the old Russian folk song Korobeiniki. Tetris just made it into a worldwide favorite.
I wasn't much into Barbies when I was growing up, and the ones I did have were pretty predictable: Movie Star Barbie, Miss America Barbie, that sort of boring thing.
Saturday Night Live fanatics have had plenty of gossip to discuss lately - with Will Forte and Jenny Slate leaving the cast, several new members joining the fray, and now the news that Amy Poehler wil
Connal Hughes and Anjel Van Slyke made their way to the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines in Moscow, and documented their experience in great detail -- with photos and descriptions of every game (inclu
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Last Friday marked the 14th anniversary of the death of Emily Kame Kngwarreye (1910-1996), an Australian Aboriginal artist.
Some people have a hard enough time keeping their front yard or flower gardens alive, but others can do just about anything with the right plant.
Breaking in to Steal ...Bacon!
A man burglarized a house in Redhill, Surrey, England Saturday and stole a telephone and a package of bacon. That's all he took.
Today's weird website is a two-fer, and they're both equally weird.
I've had long hair since 1992, when my wife-to-be said she liked me better with lengthy locks.
We all know about Elvis, McCarthyism, Sputnik, the Korean War, Rosa Parks’ fateful bus ride, and Castro taking over Cuba – defining moments of the 1950s.