Andre Agassi's father represented Iran in boxing in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics.
In this third installment of Angels of Death, we'll take a look at several serial medical murderers you may have never heard of.
At the Huxtable household, Valentine's Day is a special day.
We don't write much about poetry here at the floss, which is something I'm considering changing, since it's so easy to post, talk about and enjoy.
Titanoboa cerrejonensis was a prehistoric snake that grew up to 15 meters long and could swallow crocodiles whole! Luckily, it would never be able to hide on a plane.
In every Pixar film, you'll find at least one reference to another Pixar movie, but usually there are a whole lot more.
Richard Preston is best known for his book The Hot Zone, a thriller about the Ebola virus.
If you've ever had a great idea for a mental_floss shirt, now's your chance to profit from it. We're once again accepting t-shirt slogans.
The onion has been traced back as far as the Bronze Age and was worshipped by the Ancient Egyptians (and eaten by the Israelites during their bondage in Egypt).
Every now and again, we post a quick round-up of what our friends (as determined by their inclusion in our 'Friends of the Floss' list on our homepage) are doing.
Every night, unsuspecting basketball fans at arenas throughout the country are given a shot "“ or shots "“ at the adulation of thousands and promotional prizes ranging from gift certificates
Often little more than a rote exercise for celebrities on tightly-managed publicity tours, interviews can be the endless talking heads that make people think all documentaries are snooze-fests or fill
A new university is opening its doors this April, and guess what?
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A few years ago, the American Film Institute published a list of the top 100 film quotes of all-time.
Fossils of a pregnant four-legged semi-aquatic ancestor of the whale lead scientists to believe they gave birth on land.
At the request of reader Meredith Tusha, today's "Feel Art Again" features John Steuart Curry (1897-1946) and his mural "Tragic Prelude."