Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
If Boston wins at home tonight, the Stanley Cup Finals will head back to Canada for a deciding Game 7. If Vancouver wins, the Canucks will clinch their first Stanley Cup in three tries.
Patricia Loring, a research associate at Carnegie Mellon University, presses tiny blue dots on my fingers and the back of my hand. She tells me to adjust the keyboard as she maneuvers three webcams.
A brand new Monday Math Square is the challenge in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Enjoy!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
In 1958, authors Raymond Chandler and Ian Fleming sat down for a conversation recorded by the BBC. It's 25 minutes long, but a treasure for literary thriller fans.
Everyone knows Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and Linus. But do you recall these less-celebrated members of the Peanuts gang?
You know how in Hollywood people just bang on a keyboard and suddenly they've broken into a top secret database?
From Alice comes a link that is, in her words, "Awesome! Epic! Legendary! The stuff of teenage nightmares!" and she is certainly correct, especially the last part.
All over the world, little children learn their letters, numbers, and bad jokes watching the Muppets on their local version of Sesame Street.
Leonard Stern, the [adjective] creator of Mad Libs, the wacky fill-in-the-word game we all [past-tense verb] as kids, died this week at the age of [number]. OK, I’ll give you that one: he was 88.
As the saying goes, "Everybody's gotta start somewhere," but during these trying times, many people are simply looking to start.
Along with my post from a few weeks ago about Chinese ghost malls, file this under "weird stories from China." (Maybe I'll start calling them Strange Chinographies?) While the US is gr
Remember Jack Horner, the paleontologist who inspired a character in Jurassic Park (Dr. Alan Grant) and who was a technical consultant on the film? Of course you do.
7-year-old Wins Art Contest by Accident
Rebekah Poulain of Torquay, Devon, England thought she was uploading her child's artwork to a private folder online, but mistakenly added it to a public f
NCAA football hardware has been all over the news lately.
I'm not quite old enough to remember when the press blasted John Lennon for saying that The Beatles were "bigger than Jesus." Of course, the band had a hard time living down the stateme