Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
Every former U.S. president has been honored with a statue in the United States, some more than others.
Humans can solve them, computers cannot, or so we've been led to believe.
When I posted A Sampling of Niche Blogs last month, people responded positively and said they liked finding new blogs on very specific subjects.
I'm generalizing here, but the longer it's been sinceÂ you attended school, the harder itÂ will be to solve today's Brain Game.
Let's say you've just set a difficult long-term goal for yourself -- something like becoming a lawyer, going vegan or writing a 26-volume history of the Civil War.
A study of the data from the Framingham Heart Study leads researchers to believe that loneliness spreads through social networks like a virus.
When mental_floss asked me to write about my experience with The National Sports Daily—one of the biggest swings (and subsequently one of the biggest misses) in the history of American sport
Sarah Haskins shows ridiculous portrayals of women in TV advertising in her "Target Women" web series for Current TV. It's full of jokes. You should watch it.
Imagine being on the archaeological dig of a lifetime, searching for dinosaur bones or ancient Egyptian treasures, when you finally find something embedded in centuries-old rock or sealed in a tomb th
UPDATE: please read the comments on this post for documentation of earlier LOL Cats, including a comment from Jason Scott.
Chefs know that when their dishes don't look appealing, diners think the food tastes bad.
"¢Â Evidence suggests that squash has been around for thousands of years, as it is native grown on 3 continents and has so many derivations.
By now, you have probably already heard about the Japanese man who married his virtual girlfriend from the Nintendo DS game Love Plus at a Make: Japan meetup.
What's the next number in this sequence, and what is the pattern behind this Brain Game?
2, 6, 10, 11, 15, 20, 26, 30, 35, ?
Here is theÂ SOLUTION.