After a 2011 vote, Toyota announced that the official plural of Prius was Prii.
GM says goodbye to the Pontiac by 2010.
We've reached the last day of our week-long trivia hunt! If you're still with us, congrats on getting this far.
General Motors recently announced that as part of their cost-saving/restructuring plan, their 83-year-old Pontiac Motors Division would be phased out by the end of next year.
Since its inception in 1975, Saturday Night Live has skewered politicians on both sides of the aisle.
So it's been raining here in Des Moines pretty much since Friday night.
In 1941, Winston Churchill delivered his "Great Declaration," a famous speech about the Nazi threat.
Somali pirates, who wield automatic weapons and attack unsuspecting victims from speedboats, are changing the way we think about pirates and pirate ships.
Breaking news-industry news: The Wall Street Journal will be running some mental_floss stories on WSJ.com, which should greatly impress our banker friends.
You don't see $2 bills like this very often, but they're legal tender and are still printed every few years.
I've been a member of the Los Angeles Scotch Club since it was founded back in 2006, and in the past six months or so, we've noticed a marked uptick in interest and attendance.
Hello, mental_floss readers. I'm filling in for Miss Cellania while she gets a well-deserved week off.
After living in Boston for six years, I'm a bit of a marathon snob.
mental_floss mourns the loss of Beatrice Arthur, who died of cancer Saturday at the age of 86 (and joins cast mate Estelle Getty in that big Shady Pines in the sky).
At the request of reader Corrine, and in honor of his 81st birthday, today's post features Cy Twombly, who's "known as the bloke who does blotches and scribbles." Shown above is h
From Dail, "Everyone knows that Leon Trotsky was assassinated in Mexico in 1940.