J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
They broke up in 1982, after ten chart-topping years and at least five songs I can't get out of my head, even today, despite hypnotherapy.
Earlier this month, marine archeologists stumbled upon a once in an aquatic lifetime find off the coast of Spain: a 2000-year-old shipwreck.
According to this AP article from the Toronto Star:
Oh, yeah, baby, gimme some of that sweet, sweet video action.
In the proud tradition of our upcoming "Mental Floss Presents: Medical School in a Box," my husband and I are proud to present "What We Did With Our Thanksgiving Leftovers," or, &q
I haven't challenged you guys in a couple weeks but I'm back with a good one.
Today's other mental_floss blog column, the delightful Tuesday Turnip, inspired this jet-lagged and sleep-deprived entry.
Cabbage Patch Snacktime
TV Land recently released its list of the 100 greatest catchphrases in TV history. A few observations:
6 areÂ from Saturday Night Live
"Hey Hey Hey!" is on the list twice.
Wow. I thought Volvos from the '80s were safe vehicles, but check out the unbelievably minor damage this school bus took when a Hummer careened into it.
In an effort to reduce the amount of paper offices go through every day, the folks at Xerox have come up with a novel printing technique that seems fascinating.
Take that, Google Earth! See ya, Microsoft Virtual Earth!
Ever wanted to turn a famous work of art into a print ad? Well, you just missed your chance.
The Babystuff blog is apparently dedicated to bringing you all things baby.
Perhaps, in retrospect, an 11-pound turkey was a bit excessive for two people.
Whenever I see a truly bizarre crime story, I immediately think "Pasco County, Florida." This is partly because I once worked as a crime reporter in Pasco -- where I reported on, among other