The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
What would happen if you unleashed 100 cats in Ikea? Why would you even think to ask?
Bad news for men who shuffle their feet on the dance floor—such dance moves are not sexy.
By Brian Gottesman
Most mental_floss readers probably know and love him best as the father of The Lord of the Rings.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Sunday, so here are some songs and videos to set the mood ahead of time.
It’s all over the news this week – Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram decided to do a little Photoshopping on what should have been a rather benign picture.
On Monday, we asked you to tell us about a cartoon voiceover role you find surprising. After sorting through more than 100 entries, we've picked our two favorites.
If you were lucky enough to be in Cincinnati last weekend, you could have seen some amazing Lego creations at the 2010 BrickExpo held at the Clemont County Fairgrounds.
NFL WEEK TWO: For those who missed last week's column, Woody's Winners is written with highest respect in a similar style to that of the most entertaining football prognosticator of my youth
Reader Adam from Fairfax, Virginia, wrote in to ask, “How did the US states get their names?” This week, we’re tackling the origins and meaning of the names 10 states at a time.
Need something cute and kinda silly to lighten up your Friday?
I'm sure you all remember the recent film School of Rock, starring Jack Black.
In 1862, at the age of 15, Thomas Edison’s first job was selling newspapers at a train station near his home in Mount Clemens, Michigan.
Since 1789, Congress has approved 33 constitutional amendments. Twenty-seven of those amendments were eventually ratified and became part of the Constitution.
Cher's done a little bit of everything. She's blown up the pop charts, hosted a hit variety show, and even won an Oscar.