Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
For today's geeky video pleasure, I bring you a version of Little Red Riding Hood reinterpreted as a series of infographics.
Tesla zapped his old rival Edison in the second round, but how will he fare against the father of modern philosophy?
Here are five great unscripted scenes that our movie memories couldn't do without.
1. Beginning a beautiful
We're not sure when or where a photographer first asked his subjects to state the name of the delicious dairy product, but we do know that when you say "cheese," the corners of your mo
Drunk Driving a Barstool
28-year-old Kile Wygle of Newark, Ohio was arrested for drunk driing -on a barstool! The barstool on wheels was powered by a lawn mower engine.
Two of the bracket's more colorful characters square off here.
Happy Friday! To celebrate the end of the business workweek, a somewhat easier puzzle.
Surfing the net at work for pleasure actually increases our concentration levels and helps make a more productive workforce.
In honor of his 191st birthday, today's "Feel Art Again" features the Belgian painter Jean-Francois Portaels.
Today is Hans Christian Andersen's birthday; in his honor, IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) has organized International Children's Book Day to celebrate childhood reading
My very famous friend (City Councilman, Moose Cross Winner, Ski-Archery champ) Dave Bergart keeps one-upping me in cool dorkery.
Errol Morris, documentarian and now blogger for the New York Times, brings us a fascinating investigation into the history of a single photograph (technically an ambrotype).
As Seinfeld taught us, some men will stop at nothing to stake their claim to a Twix bar that's rightfully theirs.
This matchup features two Italian guys who need no last names, much less introductions.
Today, mental_floss is excited to be giving back.Â Earlier this year, we teamed up with Borders and Merriam-Webster to run our first ever "College Ain't Cheap!" Tuition Giveaway.