M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
Our friends at the Huffington Post recently turned us on to Smith magazine, where we found the following anecdote that was too good not to
"An incident involving a player swearing and a coach slapping the player has resulted in reprimands, apologies and a five-second delay for broadcasts of the Little League World
This one's a little less colorful but equally blobby, and we still want to know what you think it depicts. We like the answers we've gotten so far; keep 'em
"I was walking along a path with two friends when suddenly the sky turned blood-red "“ there were tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city "“ I stood there trembling wit
Spotted in a Sarasota grocery
According to Time's European edition, the Frogs are taking on the frogs -- armed men are slipping through the night, hunting the not-nearly- elusive-enough North American bullfrog:
Want to know whereÂ last week's 244 earthquakes took place? Check out this site, put together by Dawn Endico, using Google Maps and data from the U.S. Geological Survey.
A mental_floss reader named Roxie recently suggested we do a post about a search enginey type site called GoodSearch, which helps support your favorite charities.
Here's how it works:
This week, we'll be giving out two prizes in our contest -- one to the first person to supply the correct answer, and one for the most creative (and wrong) answer.
These infographics are a few years old but still very interesting. Neatorama linked to one about the number of people employed by the U.S. government (1% of theÂ U.S. population).
Many people believe the John Hinckley verdict showed our judicial system at its most impartial. Others feel the verdict was the product of an anti-Reagan jury.
Last week's contest, in which we challenged you to tweak and improve the lyrics of your favorite songs, had a surprising but delightful side effect: a boatload of new mondegreens.
Imagine every nasty, chewed-up wad of gum you've ever had the misfortune of discovering on the bottom of your shoe or the underside of a desk, times 10,000, magically transposed to one
Rather than shoehorn my review into poetic form this week, I decided to take a cue from David and go with cliches.
There's always another fish in the sea, especially if you're an oranguta
Just as you're putting the finishing touches on your DVD collection, another format war is heating up.