E.B. White of Charlotte's Web fame is the "White" of Strunk and White.
When it came to preserving early-1990s TV history, I was rather overzealous.
Darwin@Home is a computer program created by Gerald de Jong to model evolution.
If you're a good sleuth—I mean, if you could really give Sherlock Holmes or Nancy Drew a run for their money—then you might have noticed that the _floss has a book coming out
Over the years, plenty of Hollywood stars have fudged their resumes and claimed to be American Indians.
Legendary author-illustrator Edward Gorey -- most famous for animating the timeless intro to PBS' Mystery! -- never had any children of his own, though he drew plenty of them.
Welcome back. Today we'll really get down to business and start you off on your first chord, E Major, as well as some guitar basics.
Our very first hardback, The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits goes on sale on the web today!
Bikes are great. Great exercise, no fuel costs, very maneuverable, and no emissions. The biggest drawback to using a bike is its size. Most bikes are too big to take
HarryÂ andÂ Larry are twins,
born to the same parents in 1987.
HarryÂ is the elder twin, born
twenty minutes before Larry,
but HarryÂ celebrated his 21st birthday
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Footprints from 570 million years ago have been found in Nevada.
Well, for one thing, you'd be eating a misnomer. Silica gel isn't actually a gel, but a granular form of silicon dioxide (SiO2), a compound formed when silicon is oxidized.
As evidenced by our "What is art?" post and its accompanying discussion, people have vastly different opinions of what materials can be used to create art and what can be classified as art.
Despite vocal protests from the vampire lobby, today we're adding two new shirts to the mental_floss store.
If you're feeling in a political mood, check out some of these vintage Presidential Campaign Commercials as far back as 1952, from the Museum of the Moving Image.