Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
Our Favorite Political Movies. Watch one or two while you pass the time between voting and listening to the returns roll in tonight. Some are available online, like Dr. Strangelove and Mr.
Not sure how many people listen to NPR's All Things Considered, but it's a wonderful show, made even more wonderful today by a Jesse Sheidlower interview.
This weekend, the Birmingham crew spent two beautiful afternoons at Alabama's Moss Rock Art Festival, spreading the mental_floss love.
We know lots "“ maybe way too much "“ about John McCain and Barack Obama. And we know a little bit about their wives, too.
As we approach the finish line of the presidential election, Joseph Cummins is here to share some of the underappreciated moments, dirty tricks and cheap shots that marked past campaigns. Mr.
When Robert Tappan Morris was a graduate student at Cornell in 1988, he had a clever idea: he would release a self-replicating program (or "worm") onto the Internet, reportedly in an effort
Last week we asked you to send us picture of your Halloween costumes, and did you ever! Picking our favorites was no easy task.
Now that the World Series is over, baseball's offseason has officially begun. There are plenty of high-power free agents, but the real drama is on the trade market.
Welcome back. Today we'll be learning how to read chord charts and TAB (guitar tablature).
As happens every year, just as soon as I get the old garden cleaned up for the winter, I start thinking about what to plant next year. I'm starting all over
Some of you may recall a 1973 fourth-season episode of the Brady Bunch titled Amateur Nite, in which the six kids purchase a silver platter for their parents' anniversary.
How we used to vote. Political shenanigans and dirty tricks are just business as usual.
The Lost Years & Last Days of David Foster Wallace.
In my last post, I took a quick tour through a few hundred years worth of vampire, werewolf and zombie folklore to see how the icons of horror fiction in legend differ from their modern interpretation
In honor of the 119th anniversary of her birth, today's "Feel Art Again" features Hannah HÃ¶ch (1889-1978) at the request of reader Adrienne.
From Neatorama, the origin of everyday punctuation marks.