TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
Ze Frank tells the history of Afghanistan in three minutes. Just an overview, but more than most Americans know about a country we're fighting in.
The Top Ten Internet Rules and Laws.
Like live music? Of course you do. Know where to listen to thousands of legal concerts for free?
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?
"Feel Art Again" has gotten a little off schedule due to the plethora of information available about Ernie Barnes and Maurice Sendak.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro
A sundry of spooky links this week: we begin with the curious case of Mary Roff and Lurancy Vennum. From Merinda, "Short version is ... Mary Roff was crazy and died.
The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league's launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season.
Improv Everywhere is a collection of artists who stage scenes in public places.
Most of us are pretty familiar with carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating, but there are plenty of other Halloween traditions out there.
Just how well do you know your states? Are you on a nickname basis? Let's find out.
Take the Quiz: State
My addiction to television started very early and my parents were enablers, even though that term hadn't been coined at the time.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
Planning a trip to Vegas in the near future? Never forget that in the long run, the house always wins.