The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
Reader Wanda requested a post on the Group of Seven, a group of Canadian painters who are most well-known for their landscapes.
The group members often painted together, both in their Studio Buildi
The Guardian has compiled a list of the greatest interviews of all time, plus some of the more interesting things that happened when the tape was no longer rolling.
As contemporary and forward-thinking as today's commercials and sitcoms purport to be when it comes to referencing that "time of the month," not one of them is bold enough to use the b
I have no sense of smell, and I think I might have Restless Leg Syndrome. As weird as those things may be, they doesn't even hold a candle to these other afflictions.
College admissions are competitive, and not just from the student's side.
Despite the number of paranormal investigation reality shows on the air these days -- which I'd wager have been multiplying recently more because they're inexpensive to produce than because
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
Again, the rules: Every remaining day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
Every year, Duck brand duct tape sponsors a contest called Stuck at Prom, in which high school students design and create their own prom attire using duct tape.
The latest issue of mental_floss just hit newsstands.
Last week, the awesome photography blog The Big Picture turned its lens on People at Work, showing an incredible series of forty-five large photos of people in their workplaces.
Today's 5 Questions quiz is about handprints and footprints and the like, so I built a Brain Game in the same vein.
According to a recent study, people who work more than 55 hours a week have poorer mental skills than those who work a standard working week.
Age fabrication is prevalent in sports, whether the motive is to make an athlete old enough to sign a contract, young enough to be considered an elite prospect, or to meet a minimum or maximum age req
'Odds/Ends' is our least popular regular feature. I mix in random facts with housekeeping announcements and updates on current and former _flossers.