Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
In the 1960s, Major League Baseball teams began giving away bats, balls, caps, and helmets to lure fans to the ballpark. As Mets vice president James K.
OMG, you guys. Finally, Gmail Motion is here! Now you can use easy, real-world gestures to control Gmail. Want to send a message? Just pantomime licking a stamp and putting it on an envelope.
On Fridays, 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.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
All the stories have been thoroughly checked this week, and only one is an April Fool.
It's probably one of the most fantastical tales in all of botany: the legend of the man-eating tree.
It's Free-for-All Friday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. And to allay your suspicions, there's no fooling in today's game, except for the title.
April Fools' Day Pictures: 4 Historic Science Hoaxes. They weren't just for one day, either.
5 Wacky Internet Pranks That Can Get You Jail Time.
Thinking about starting a chocolate company and using a rich purple hue for the wrappers? Think again - there’s already a lock on that color.
You may have a box of Duncan Hines cake mix in your cupboard, but you may not have known that, unlike Betty Crocker, Hines was a real person.
Today was baseball's Opening Day, where everyone has a record of 0-0.
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.
Ordinary wine racks and cellars are so drab and unoriginal—which only makes these 34 creative wine holders stand out even more.
The ad above was created by Jenny Burrows and Matt Kappler for their art portfolios. Originally, the logo at the bottom belonged to The Smithsonian.
3eanuts catalogs Peanuts cartoon strips, minus the fourth panel.