Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."
We've posted lists of crazy and annoying alarm clocks before. Here's one that is guaranteed to drive you stark raving bonkers. It's the The Tantrum Throwing Alarm Clock.
This weekend, I watched one of my favorite films - Cool Hand Luke -Â in remembrance ofÂ the late, greatÂ Paul Newman.
Einstein's 23 Biggest Mistakes. Like I tell my kids, if you don't make mistakes, you won't learn anything new. (via Geek Like Me)
The Geek Guide to New Fall TV.
As American photographer Gregory Crewdson celebrates his 46th birthday today, let's take a look at his life and methods. (Shown above is one of his untitled photographs from 2004.)
Allison Keene is off today, but will return next Saturday. Give her a head start on her link-gathering by sending your most fabulous web gems to
In case you're looking to kill some time before tonight's Presidential debate, here are some of the stories we've run during this extended campaign season:
It's time for a new occasional feature! Rejoice!
We asked, you commented, we listened.
Tune in this coming Monday for the first in a series of mental_floss guitar lessons. First episode: Buying Your First Axe. Thanks for speaking up! See you
This week I thought we'd do a lightning round of questions from previous Happy Hours, plus name the winners of last Friday's Create Your Own Holiday contest.
I'm struggling today, you guys. I can barely keep my eyes open. All I can think about is getting home and closing my eyes for a few minutes.
If you've made it this far, I commend you! One more puzzle to solve and you're home free.
What's so funny 'bout bailouts and bank failures?
Reality TV isn't always real? The devil you say.
The script for our daily quiz is acting up today; we're working to get it fixed. If you took the "5 Questions" quiz and couldn't reach the answers, here they