Nixon was speaking at Disney World when he famously declared, "I am not a crook."
Like all presidents, Barack Obama and his family will have to pay for their own food while they're living in the White House. But does someone actually send them a bill?
Today's awesomeness: excellent travel writing from Fred Scharmen, a man who spent six days aboard Dettifoss, a container ship.
Serial murderers can come from any background and work in any profession. However, medical careers make it easy for someone who is inclined to murder to carry it out, and to cover it up.
Research has revealed that, upon hearing a phrase beginning with the words "Let X equal," some humansÂ perk up and focus in on the mathematic joy that follows.
For those who missed our interview yesterday with Hallie Ephron, author of the new mystery Never Tell a Lie, you'll want to check that out here because today we're giving away two free copie
How to Lose $20 Billion of Value in 2 Trading Days.
Earlier today in my "what our web friends are up to" post, we linked to AskMen.com's "Top 99 Women of 2009" list.
I was kind of stunned when I read something recently that quoted Gisele BÃ¼ndchen's twin.
The three latest mental_floss shirts were added to our store this morning. To celebrate this joyous occasion, all of our shirts, new and old, are currently on sale for the brilliant price of $14.90.
Very carefully. No, I'm not being a smart aleck; fire eaters, from fakirs to sideshow performers, have very few secrets about their craft.
What do San Jose, Applebee's, Wyoming, Chuck E. Cheese, and the Apple Store have in common?
Us _floss bloggers are obsessed with Stanley Kubrick. And why not, with an endless stream of new Kubrick-related material hitting the web?
Plants are a crucial part of the environment, but in many ways they're frustratingly delicate.
In the right-hand column of mentalfloss.com, you'll find a list of our friends.
It was lunchtimeÂ at the WJM newsroom in Minneapolis, and sandwiches were served all around. Lou, Mary, and Murray ate a quick lunch at their desks, while Ted had his delivered to his dressing room.