John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
This just in from the Daily Mail: Keanu Reeves, David Beckham, and Sean Connery are stumping for Viagra-style drugs in China "“ apparently without their knowledge.
Saturday morning cartoons would have us believe that anyone in a dress and Viking helmet can shatter wine glasses, monocles and even the opera house chandelier with one powerful high note.
1. We've been busy promoting the new issue of mental_floss, in which we name The 25 Most Influential Books of the Past 25 Years.
A lot of flossers have written in to ask how they can get copies of the first few issues of mental_floss.
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
Again, the rules: Every remaining day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
Anti-litter Leaflets Dumped in Street
Matt Taylor of Walthamstow Village, England found boxes containing was he assumed was rubbish on the street near his home.
Having trouble figuring out what the Credit Crisis (ahem, Global Financial Meltdown, Great Depression II, Credit Freeze) really means?
The latest issue of mental_floss just hit newsstands.
Oil rigs are pretty utilitarian structures, but once they've pumped all the oil they're going to pump, they become useless hunks of metal.
I wonderÂ what percentage ofÂ American households don't have at least one deck of playing cards stashed away?
Most incompetent people can't recognize that they are incompetent. Doesn't that make you just a little nervous?
10 Geeky Tricks for Getting Out of Bed in the Morning.
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.