Alaska is so big that you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
Exactly 188 years ago today, the English painter Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) was born.
It was this month in 1820 that a peasant farming the fields stumbled across one of the greatest artistic finds in history: the Venus de Milo.
Yesterday's 5pm Quiz asked you to simply name all 30 NHL teams. Today's is a little different.
Full frontal nudity on public television "“ before 9
Learning state and national capitals is a time-honored way of boring schoolchildren during geography lessons.
Okay, this is just the best kind of silly.
The 97th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic has come and gone, but our 15%-off t-shirt sale continues.
I don't know about you, but nothing makes us happier than a dumb criminal story. Which is why we commissioned a whole bunch of them for the new mental_floss, hitting stands in just 4 days!
This is the fifth and final installment of a series on local characters whose fame spread by way of the internet.
I graduated from USC film school a few years ago, and one of the things I do when I'm not blogging is write screenplays (and make films, shameless plug!), but I don't blog much about writing
Herbert served asÂ the neighborhood's local runner; he'd collect money andÂ "Pick Three"Â lottery numbers from his neighbors and would then buy the tickets all at once.
I don't think I've ever waxed sentimental here in all the years I've been blogging for mentalfloss.com, but with the sudden death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas this week, I
The Big Similarities & Quirky Differences Between Our Left and Right Brains.
The Onion A.V. Club brings us a super fun piece on albums that work best when listened to from start to finish.
Heeelloooo, _flossers! I'm back from my whirlwind road trip to Florida. I think we spent more time in the car than we did actually in the Sunshine State, but that's OK.