Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Our Thanksgiving gift to you: Six videos of dogs and turkeys. You're welcome.
11/22/11 is the 791st anniversary of Frederick II being crowned Holy Roman Emperor, the 293rd anniversary of Blackbeard’s beheading, the 254th anniversary of the Austrian defeat of Prussia in the Sev
Last week’s security breach/assassination attempt at the White House was a shocker, but it’s hardly the first time it's happened.
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According to a Daily Mail article, "sleep texting" is a thing.
I have relatives who knew real problems, living in ghettos under Nazi control. You've seen the movies, you've read the books, you've heard the stories.
Advertisers know that the taste of a better lifestyle will sell products.
There are a handful of different DVD versions of Raiders of the Lost Ark, some even carrying boasts like “Special Edition” and “The Complete Adventure Collection." But none of them contain a defi
It's time for a short but sweet Tuesday Test Time challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
As of November 2011, name the oldest
living child of a former U.S.
An undercover FBI informant spent twenty years infiltrating white supremacist groups.
Julian Beever is an English artist who specializes in creating trompe-l'œil chalk drawings.
Earlier this morning, our research editor Sandy Wood helped a reader propose via today's Brain Game.
In lieu of our usual Monday Math Square (which will return next week), today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game is a puzzle that will have very special meaning to at least one of our regulars.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is taking a new look into the case of actress Natalie Wood's death.
Twitter is great way to stay in touch with friends, keep up on the lives of your favorite celebrities, shamelessly live-tweet your trip to the store, and even get some of the most amazing 140-characte
From Holly, enjoy getting the iPhone's Siri to do your work for you?