In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
Excellent article of lessons for this economy ... from a hobbit. What would Bilbo Do?
Every year during Oscar season, you can always safely guess one thing: Before the awards are presented, critics will complain about how predictable the Oscars are.
Here's a bit of Friday nerdery for you.
So, I was supposed to fly to Florida in April (Easter weekend, actually) for the wedding of one of my best friends, but for multiple reasons, a few of us have decided to drive.
Recently, a good friend and I discussed books we read and re-read growing up and noticed a common theme: Our lasting favorites featured strong female protagonists who often kicked some serious behind.
1. Let's talk about your dream job. Forget about educational requirements or your lack of relevant experience.
We've got an unopened, brand new release of an Oscar-winning film to give away today.
We love Bill DeMain's writing at mental_floss. From his piece on Birth of the Cool, to last issue's description of Oklahoma!, he's got such a deft touch for writing about music.
Surfer Finds Teeth Two Days Later
67-year-old Phillip Worth was surfing Australia's coast at Terrigal on New Year's Eve when he lost his upper plate in the waves.
Following is aÂ list of 3-letter words and names; your job is to groupÂ these wordsÂ (in theÂ correct order) into sets of three.
Is Genius Born or Can It Be Learned?
Today marks the anniversary of the rescue of the cannibalistic Donner Party (in case you're not familiar, they're #1 on the list below).
Mickey Rourke may win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as the past-his-prime Randy "The Ram" Robinson in The Wrestler, but what became of all the real-life wrestlers who
I'd promised that our next book giveaway would be a haiku contest and asked for topic ideas.
In the last 2,000 years, commodity shortages, financial speculation, wars, famines, and outright manias have created some pretty strange economic behavior throughout the world.