The action on the field is part of what makes college football great, but the rich traditions of so many teams are what make fall Saturdays truly special. How well do you know which student bodies take part in which beloved traditions?
Sam Houston is the only person in United States history who was a governor of two states (Texas and Tennessee), a U.S. Senator (Texas), a chief military commander for another country (Republic of Texas), and a President of another country (Republic of Texas).
Long before Tiger Woods and Michelle Wie came on the scene, golf was already a very popular sport here in the U.S. and across the pond in the U.K. See how well you know the sport by taking a swing through our golf quiz now!
This quiz comes from ‘The Worksheet’ on page 22 of the latest mental_floss magazine (pick yours up wherever brilliant/lots of magazines are sold). Let’s test your knowledge of down-and-out flavors and up-and-coming artists. Then tell us how you did.
(This quiz was originally posted in 2007; there are probably a lot more MySpace bands now. But if you try to pick which ones are discontinued ice cream flavors, the quiz still works.)
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)