In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
People will do the strangest things to get into the Guinness Book.
It's getting to be about that time of year again...college admissions!
I say, if you're gonna break that diet, do it in style.
While researching a new article for the print version of the _floss, I came across some surprising inventions to tackle ear wax.
First was the practice of "ear candling," in which a hollo
Yup, it's that time again"¦ perhaps the worst time of the year for everyone except accountants, right?
But there's a least one bit of good news this year, courtesty of moneygirl'
Historical reenactment is a marriage of education and role-playing games. Those who are involved with reenactment groups are dedicated to promoting an understanding of history.
This is not a leap year.
... Virginia is sorry. On the eve of the 400th anniversary of the establishment of the Jamestown settlement (in May of 1607), the Virginia state legislature is doing some soul-searching.
Need something to divert you in the bathroom, after you've finished this month's mental_floss magazine? Try this Brain Training Toilet Paper, with puzzles and games printed on each square.
I've never seen one episode of 24.
This is not the result of an aversion to violence, or a protest of terror-related plots. No, I'm just holding out for the right time.
Listen, life is short and if you, like me, work next to a skyscraper being put up by drunkards it could be shorter.
To quote the late, great king of schizophrenic rock, Wesley Willis: "McDonald's will make you fat!" He was onto something, of course, but now watchdog group Center for Science in the P
What do Owen Wilson, Edgar Allen Poe, and Chevy Chase all have in common? That's right, they were all expelled from their high schools! But can you figure out why?
I stumbled onto this site yesterday and it just blew the fingers right off my keyboard. I won't say much other than you've got to spend some time scrolling through this thing!