At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
In May 1925, an article appeared in a Paris newspaper about the decaying condition of the Eiffel Tower.
We’ve been just a little bit obsessed with old timey and subcultural slang here at the Floss as of late, and today we’re going to mine one of the richest sources for weird slang and code-talk: crimina
The Social Security Office in Baltimore, Maryland.
Photo Courtesy of the Free Library of PhiladelphiaTechnical drawings of architectural or engineering designs always seem to consist of white images and text on blue paper.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge celebrates the return of AMC's The Walking Dead series this past Sunday with the first episode of Season 3. Good luck:
Police arrested Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and her running mate Cheri Honkala yesterday outside the Presidential Town Hall Debate.
On this day in 1923, Walt and Roy Disney founded The Walt Disney Company. How far that little company has come!
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Are you guys watching Caitlin Doughty’s "Ask a Mortician"? You should be.
It's not unusual for wealthy people to leave part or all of their wealth to family and friends. It's extremely rare, however, that people leave estates and fortunes to complete strangers.
In honor of tonight's second presidential debate, we're putting our our brand-new election collection on sale! If you spend $60 or more, enter FALL10 at checkout to get $10 off.
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The legendary monsters series continues with some scary stories from Africa.
American diplomacy is as old as the country itself.
The Game Genie was the technological holy grail of my Nintendo-playing childhood. Here was a device that would let me play Super Mario Bros. with infinite lives, or get infinite rockets in Metroid.
Social Security office in Baltimore, Maryland.