Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
Reminder: The Geminid meteor shower promises to be the best meteor shower of the year tonight.
December 12 has been a rather eventful day throughout history.
The first time I heard the word "podcast" in a web meeting, I was immediately turned off. I'm the sort of person who can't stand to watch unread magazines pile up.
We're in the market for new interns.
Earlier this week, I encountered a man who boasted of having run naked (and through sprinklers) across the 18th green. It was the agreed-upon tax of a lost best.
Not only does Barack Obama have the Horatio Alger success story, the youthful support base, and the catchy (so, so catchy) theme song "“ he's got something else none of the other 18 million
Jason and I like to run a clean site. We scrub our posts of 4-letter words, and have bars of soap at the ready for any potty mouths around the office.
In my family, 2008 is going to be a mental_floss shirt Christmas.
Yesterday I pointed to a list of IKEA Naming Conventions, revealing the logic behind how they've named their products.
If not for the title of this blog, you might be asking yourself "Who are those confused tourists?" In fact, they're made not from flab and polyester -- as real tourists are -- but from
You're in for a treat this week folks as we unveil our first serialized video contest ever!
The Top Ten Scientific Discoveries of 2007, according to TIME.
My wife recently found a VHS tape filled with holiday specials, all recorded during the 1987 and 1988 Christmas seasons. For her, the unequivocal highlight was A Muppet Family Christmas.
Back in October, we covered the most famous smile in history, the "Mona Lisa." Today let's take a look at the most famous scream in history, Edvard Munch's "Skrik" ("
Ok, so I'm going to consider this a corollary to yesterday's consciousness post. The relationship kids have to money has always fascinated me.