Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
I've been at SXSW the past week, so my next few posts will be about _flossy things I've discovered down there that you probably don't know about yet. First up, Dr.
We may not be much help in filling out your bracket, but we can promise one interesting fact about each of the 68 teams in the tournament. Let's tip things off with the West
Okay, this actually happened. In 1959, a group of Sigma Chi brothers at the University of Arkansas elevated squatting to a sport -- and it went viral.
Reader Sarah wrote in to ask, “If you eat a person who has an infectious disease, will you get the disease too? A morbid question I thought of while sitting in a doctor’s office and was too shy to
It's amazing to me how many different types of Hindu ceremonies there are, and how many I'm not familiar with.
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Kara's recent post about classic posters inspired today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Seven reasons to avoid eating meat. Some have to do with your health, others with your sensibilities.
Check out a collection of thoughtful information and links on the Kony 2012 campaign.
Starting in 2010, Entertainment Weekly began releasing reunion issues that bring together casts from beloved television shows and movies for fun photo shoots and interviews.
Installment #8: Tensions were mounting in Western Europe in the first months of 1912, as French and British leaders reacted with alarm to German plans for an arms buildup.
Puppy image via ShutterstockI grew up with a series of dogs that were shameless food moochers.
In this eight-minute talk, marine biologist Dave Gallo talks about the world's oceans -- how vast they are, what's down there (that we know about), and why we should care.
This week marks the Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary.
Although it will once again be overshadowed by March Madness, this year's National Invitation Tournament gets rolling tonight.
The NCAA basketball tournament starts today and lasts for the rest of the month. March Madness is not limited to basketball, however.