Alaska is so big that you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
David Milgrim's new children's book Goodnight iPad acts as "a gentle reminder to power down at the end of the day."
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority put out a beautifu
It's a sexannual* tradition — on behalf of the internet side of the office, I take the magazine staff to lunch to discuss the next issue.
Most of us are familiar with the story of Snow White: beautiful princess, jealous witch, hitman, dwarves, poisoned apple, hero prince.
Over the weekend, beloved American actress Sally Field—known for her assorted roles on television and in the movies—turned 65.
Facebook is usually just a running feed of pictures, talk about the weather and inspirational quotes.
Payola became a household word in 1959, thanks to a high-profile trial that made examples of two legendary disc jockeys – Alan Freed and Dick Clark (above).
In 1959, Alan Freed
"I got an MFA in fiction writing. I had a really hard time selling the first manuscript that I wrote.
We've been planning something special for Friday, November 11.
Christen Carter has accumulated thousands of historic buttons over the years. Beautiful ones. Hilarious ones. Crafty ones.
Good luck unraveling today's Monday Math Square at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Back in March of 1998, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 gang paid their own oddball homage to Andy Rooney, rest in peace, with a "Rooney-off."
Using data from a nationwide study of 7,00
If you've ever dreamed of running away to join the circus, then these amazing color photos of showgirls and other female performers from the 1940s and 1950s might just be the push you need.
Many, many people have discovered our site through StumbleUpon over the years. Last week, the company launched StumbleUpon Channels, which help Stumble users keep up with their favorite sites.
Robot Revolution Update: One man's trash is another man's … robot? (or in this case, Nerdbot) Beware! The revolution will begin in the trashcans!
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you