At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
I've always wonderedÂ what happened toÂ the backpackÂ DeltaÂ lost onÂ a flight I tookÂ from Boston to Atlanta over a decade ago.Â Â There's a good chance it turned up in the town of Scottsbo
With memories of the media retreat rapidly, er, retreating from my mind, I thought I'd better provide the answer to the question I posed on Friday.
Earlier this week I wrote about Sonya Thomas, a.k.a. the "Black Widow," who has won numerous competitive eating contests involving hotdogs, oysters, meatballs and plenty of other foods.
The media has definitely covered the obesity epidemic in America in recent years and the situation doesn't seem to be improving.
Sometimes we at mental_floss make mistakes, or just don't get all the facts.
Want to take a trip back in time through the Internet? No, I'm not talking about real time traveling, I'm talking virtual time traveling, of course.
a) They both lean to the right (ants' left legs are markedly shorter than their right ones)
b) They both hate magnifying glasses
c) They both use pedometers
If you said c) they both use pedo
While thumbing through the new issue of Wired magazine, I was amazed to see all the gadgets that are available to help hobbyist fishermen catch dinner.
Not sure how one can pinpoint the exact 50-year anniversary of our illustrious Interstate system, but today seems to be the day.
I adore SEED magazine, but this headline is just waaaay out of bounds for an article that doesn't actually show any hoo-has:
PLANTS GO TOPLESS
Despite the lamentable lack of nudity, the art
Now that the US is out of the World Cup, the US viewing results are in. While I didn't find these numbers shocking, I was kind of surprised by the last two points.
Today I saw a guy running past my house and I literally did a double-take. One of those cartoony ones. Why?
Last week I was all about David Sedaris; this week it's his sister Amy, whose home decor ("a collection of plaster meats, a few stuffed squirrels, books on skin disorders") was recently