J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
Funnyman Eddie Murphy has been on the national stage for nearly 30 years now, so it's understandable that audiences think they know the comedian and actor inside and out.
Lost Man Drives 400 Miles to Get Newspaper
Eighty-one-year-old Eric Steward of Yass, New South Wales, Australia went out to get a morning paper on Wednesday.
Here's the second entry in our Brain Game number block puzzle series. Enjoy!
Each of the nine squares inside the main red grid should contain either a 1, 2, or 3.
The strangest place I've ever been -- the strangest and most beautiful, I should say -- is a developing nation 1000km northeast of Australia, populated by the friendliest former cannibals you
NASA needs lots of help sorting through the hundreds of thousands of images they've collected from the surface of Mars.
If the problem with your hot beverage transportation device is that it lacks our logo, you're in luck! This holiday season, we've added the mental_floss travel mug to our store.
Yesterday, Senator Harry Reid rolled out the Senate version of the health care reform bill. At 2,074 pages, it's enough to make your head explode.
Many years (146, to be exact) ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most powerful and meaningful speeches of all time.
On June 12, 2009, vocalist Bobby McFerrin participated in a panel discussion called "Notes & Neurons: In Search of a Common Chorus" at the World Science Festival.
I was poking around the Reagan Library's online archives (just for kicks) when I found this photo, captioned "Princess Diana dancing with John Travolta in the entrance hall at the White Hous
One little-known adage in the world of TV sitcoms is "when the networks hand you lemons, there's always first-run syndication." Occasionally, when a series fails to land a place on the
Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams caused a minor flap last weekend when he extended two boisterous middle fingers to the Buffalo Bills' sideline.
According to the World Toilet Organization—yes, there is actually a World Toilet Organization—2.5 billion people worldwide are without access to proper sanitation, like a working t
Apple has always been much more about fashion than PCs are, so it's only natural that an Apple computer fan has taken their message of individuality one step further by allowing people to customi
Decisions, decisions -you make them constantly about big and little things. Daily decision making might be easier for you if you used these handy flowcharts.