PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
Some of them are adorable. Some of them are atrocious. All of them are, on some level, creepy. They are the mascots of the Winter Olympic Games, and these are their stories.
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Here at mental_floss, we're all about the Olympics.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
According to Flossy reader Merinda, "Everyone pretty much knows the Discovery Channel Bommedeyada 'i love the whole world' song. Then there was the xkcd strip.
Are you one of those people who hates Valentine's Day? I don't hate it, but I'm certainly not crazy about it (give me Halloween any day).
If you're a PBS viewer, you've likely seen Antiques Roadshow, a form of "reality TV" in which people have their antiques and collectibles appraised.
The Vancouver Organizing Committee has managed to keep the identity of the person who will light the Olympic cauldron during today's opening ceremonies under wraps.
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.
George Plimpton had an interesting niche in American letters.
Man Steals Ambulance with Patient Inside
Police in Madison, Wisconsin say a drunken man got into an ambulance in the parking lot of a ski resort and drove off Monday night.
It's been far too long since we offered a logic puzzle for theÂ Brain Game, so let's correct that today.
A buddy of mine from film school, Jacob Hatley, has spent the last few years directing a documentary about Levon Helm, and after a crazy amount of polishing and editing and reshoots, it finally premie
The Olympic Torch arrives in Vancouver tonight for the opening ceremonies.