One of Prince Charles's Secret Service code names was "Unicorn."
On January 20th, a new president will take office in Washington, DC. There will be a big parade, a swearing-in ceremony, and boxes moving in and out of the White House. Then the balls begin at night.
WhenÂ the evenings are slow in the town of Mayberry (which is most of the time), the localsÂ occasionally get togetherÂ to playÂ cards.
How to convert your car to run on trash with a homemade biomass converter. Just like Doc Brown in Back to the Future! (via Gizmodo)
How cool would it be to be a buyer for Think Geek?
Critics call them "legislation by other means." Supporters defend them as a necessary tool for leading the country "“ especially in the face of a Congress unwilling or unable to make
You know that Shakespeare, James Joyce and Lord Byron were geniuses when it came to their ways with words, but as anyone who knows a writer can tell you, scribes frequently come with some serious quir
From time to time, publishers will send books to our business office in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Since we don't typically run book reviews, we're never exactly sure what to do with them.
After every presidential election since 1984, Newsweek has printed the best gossipy stories, revealing all the whining and backbiting of America's greatest spectacle.
My father went to Haverford College in Pennsylvania, and he recently came across a nice article in Haverford's alumni magazine about Theodor Geisel.
It's one of anthropology's most enduring and controversial mysteries "“ no one is quite certain just how or when the indigenous peoples of Australia (also known as "aboriginals&quo
Ed note: This week we're proud to have cheese expert and historian David Clark guest blogging with us.
The reader-submitted t-shirt ideas have been pouring in, and our designer Terri Dann has made some pretty pictures to go along with some of our favorites.
Art of Manliness has a terrific post up on 25 Self-Made Men, from Ralph Lauren (who definitely didn't grow up playing polo) to Clarence Thomas to Larry Ellison to P. Diddy.
Six years in, andÂ Kara and IÂ are proud to still be doing ourÂ daily mentalfloss.com Web quiz, now known as 5 Questions.Â It's part of the site's Daily Flossings section, which includes som
A couple of events have occurred recently that illustrate the difference in the way men and women look at life -and gadgets. My new boyfriend is such a guy.
[Lesson No. 10 was originally posted last week. But because of the holidays, we're re-running it today.