The USDA allows the term "wyngz" for wing-like chicken products that contain no wing meat.
Our magazine designers, researchers and editors are working feverishly this week to finish up the next issue. (And last week.
"Kings and queens and guillotines," as Stephen Tyler of Aerosmith once sang.
Research on the "geography of personality" finds that certain regions of the US correlate with certain personality traits.
Fifty-six years ago yesterday, Republican VP candidate Richard Nixon went on TV to give what's known as the "Checkers Speech." Why does a speech named after a dog live on in our cultur
At the request of reader Mike, today's "Feel Art Again" features Jean-LÃ©on GÃ©rÃ´me (1824-1904), a French painter.
Journalist/programmer Andy Baio had a problem: he had recorded a half-hour telephone interview, but didn't want to spend hours transcribing it to text so he could post it on his blog.
I was in New York this weekend to visit my brother-in-law, check out a Yankees game and drop in on Mangesh and Jason at the Brooklyn HQ.
Microsoft announced it was moving away from its commercials featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld just two weeks after unveiling the baffling teaser ads.
All this talk of sexism lately has got me to wondering, with all the negative things associated with being a sexist (you're a behind-the-times jerk, an oppressor of women, etc.), are there any po
Once upon a time, wedding bands were plain gold, or more likely gold plated. Their value was in the symbolism.
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
To remind you of the rules: Every day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
After John Adams won the Emmy for best miniseries, Tom Hanks said, "The election between Jefferson and Adams was filled with innuendo, lies, a bitter partisan press and disinformation.
While at the bookstore recently, the young daughter of a mental_floss fan offered to challenge me with a riddle that she had written herself.
Gut Instinct's Surprising Role in Math. New research suggests that math teachers might do well to emphasize the power of general reckoning.
The 6 Most Horrifying Ways Anyone Ever Got Rich.
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