Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.
By Mark Fischetti
"When we weren't flying, we zipped on our leather flight jackets, crowded around the blackjack tables of the Tonopah Club, drank ourselves blind on rotgut, then staggere
In case you haven't seen this hilarious rap parody by Sister Salad, it's definitely worth three minutes of your time.
Moore's Law is a popular axiom in computing that effectively says: every two years, the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles.
For today's 5pm Quiz, here's one that originally ran last November. Let's find out how much He-Man and Care Bears knowledge you've retained.
Take the Quiz: '80s
Safety precautions such as childproof caps and doors that open outward are so commonplace today that we rarely give them a second thought "“ they're just facts of life.
You may have already heard that Johnny Depp's surprise appearance to promote Alice in Wonderland at ComicCon has been the talk of the convention (video at the bottom of the story, if you haven
1. For six weeks in 2002, I worked as a temporary receptionist at a garage door installation company.
When talking about director and screenwriter Billy Wilder, one really only needs to list the titles of his many triumphs in genres as disparate as light comedy and film noir. The Apartment.
We got some outstanding responses to our most recent book giveaway contest. We asked you how you would make a sport more fun, dangerous or exciting.
Collect $4 Million; Go Directly to Jail
Barry Shell of Brampton, Ontario could call it his lucky day -or his unlucky day. He won $4.4 million dollars in the Canadian Lotto drawing July 18th.
iPhones have done for farting what cable did for broadcast news: now you can have the sound of any type of fart, from the "air biscuit" to the "sick dog," at your fingertips 24 hou
Happy Friday; enjoy today's Brain Game.
A succinct synopsis of World War II.
My favorite part of Saturday Night Live has always been Weekend Update.Â Here are a few clips of some of the different actors and actresses who have parodied the news (although sadly, I couldn't
When I'm not blogging for mental_floss, I can usually be found wearing bright orange rubber pants and gutting,cutting and selling fish at my local Whole Foods (and winning awards for it).