Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Next Monday, 25,000 people will gather in Hopkinton, Mass., for the start of the 113th Boston Marathon, the world's oldest annual marathon.
Most people in the United States associate bedbugs with nursery rhymes and Depression-era flophouses, and rightly so: originally brought to America by early European colonists, they're believed t
It's bad enough that humans have spent centuries using animals to feed and clothe us. But now, we're stealing their ideas, too?
It's time for another edition of The First Time News Was Fit To Print, the semi-regular feature where we travel into the archives of The New York Times and find the first time the paper covered v
The great Jimmy Traina from Sports Illustrated just linked to this 1988 Inside Edition segment on the newfangled Nintendo craze.
Five high-school students - who play the guitar, drums, harmonica, bass, and saxophone -Â recently decidedÂ to get together and form a quintet.
One of the great things about doing this interview series for you all, is that I get to meet all kinds of interesting people busy creating all kinds of interesting Web sites, books, music, etc.
A lot of what you were told about the Columbine killings is not true. It took years to sort out the real story behind the 1999 school shooting.
On this date 84 years ago, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) passed away.
The products gracing the pages of the SkyMall Magazine provide guaranteed laughter, disbelief and audible exclamations of "Who would buy that?" In each question in today's quiz, one pro
When we think of inventors, the image that comes to mind is usually that of a frazzled scientist toiling away in a lab, not celebrities pulled from the pages of Us Weekly.
The latest Super Mario Brothers fan remake is called Super è€³ç”· Bros.
It all sounds very Orwellian and nightmarish at first.
During the 1960s and 70s, you didn't have to scour through the fine print in the sports section of your daily newspaper to find adult entertainment venues; adult theaters had their locales and sc
In the latest mental_floss, we indulged in a little kiss and tell. From a smooch that changed a law, to a kiss that changed a religion, we explored 10 of the most powerful kisses in human history.