Taco Bell is named for its founder, Glen Bell.
While Disney World and the beach are fine vacations for some, I still prefer the great American roadtrip with all its quirky, unplanned side stops along the way.
Mad Men is a fantastic drama currently running its second season on AMC.
After all this talk of how bad a Bear Market is, I decided to do some cursory research. This is the only picture I've been able to find, and from what I can tell, it doesn't look so bad.
While we hesitate to get political at mental_floss, we relish the opportunity to get historical. Yesterday, it was reported that Cindy McCain accused Sen.
As we approach the release date of The Mental Floss History of the World—our first hardcover book—we'll be highlighting some of our favorite stories here on the blog.
Three clues across, another three down, and you're done. Unlike most other crosswords, youÂ might be able toÂ do this one in your head:
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If you missed our interview with filmmaker Henry Jaglom yesterday, check that out over here. As previously mentioned, Jaglom's films are now available for download on iTunes.
The centuries-long controversy over Yom Kippur's Kol Nidre.
October is smack in the middle of marching band season, so today's post features the 1949 lithograph "The Band." The artist behind "The Band" is Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), a Fr
The Obama presidential campaign made waves last week when it announced Obama '08: The Official iPhone Application.
As promised, today's list is Ben & Jerry's flavors that have kicked the bucket. Maybe for good reason... but I'd sure be intrigued to try them.
You know what they say: you can take the stadium out of the trash, but you can't take the trash out of the stadium.
It's been a rough week for former NFL players on the judicial circuit. O.J. Simpson couldn't beat a robbery and kidnapping charge and now faces life in prison.
Coming soon, to a bookstore or online retailer near you: the Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits.
I'm always fascinated by brain studies that confirm long-held (but previously unprovable) hunches, like the idea that musicians' brains are different than regular folks'.