The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
I know it's not terribly new, but since he's touring and he's got a new album at all, I just have to direct your attention (if it hasn't already been directed) to Bob Dylan's
You read the title correctly: free cars are actually being given away by one of the largest automakers in the world, Toyota - to be more specific, the Scion brand.
What's the catch?
I'm not going to beat around the bush today, folks. I like beer. I like the '80s. I like commercials.
This fall, shoes are a big deal -- literally. The scary-looking thing at left is the chaussure du jour from Balenciaga; Marc Jacobs also showed enormous clodhoppers for the current season.
The other day, a co-worker gave me a handful of Swedish Fish. I haven't had Swedish Fish in years, and now I can't stop thinking about them. It's like having a bad song in your head.
If yesterday's blog on bizarre disasters made some of you nervous, we've got just the thing to put your anxious minds at ease: bizarre insurance. Like what, you
We get all kinds of weird press releases at the mental_floss office but I didn't expect the one from Oxford University Press to create such a stir among our staff.
OMG OMG OMG it's Paris Fashion Week!
If you read David's post earlier this afternoon, you know that the Ig Nobel Prize Awards are coming up Thursday -- and if you read our 10 Issue, you know we're big fans.
Keeping on the Nobel path from this morning, it's just about time for the 16th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Awards.
The title of a new indie film opening at Sundance next year? Nope. A new novel working its way up the best-seller lists? Closer, but still no.
Lee Redmond (65) of Utah is making her debut in this year'sÂ Guinness Book of World Records with her recordbreaking 24 ft 7 inch fingernails.
Oh dear. The Dante's Inferno Test has banished me to the eternal fiery pit, sixth floor.
You don't have to swallow food for it to be dangerous -- or even kill you. As proof we offer this, mental_floss' honor roll of the weirdest food-related disasters in history.
This card arrived at our house last week announcing that my husband's summons to jury duty was not actually necessary. Good thing, since his scheduled jury date was three weeks ago.