Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Who knew that some noises could eventually become as extinct as the passenger pigeon?
Carolina K. Smith, M.D.
It's a crazy day around here with all the 11 lists, so this week I only have one question for you: do you have any Friday Happy Hour questions you'd like to see asked?
Enjoy being humbled (humiliated?) by these 11 amazing child prodigies – some from history and some doing their prodigy thing in the here and
On 11/11/11, here are 11 of the most important 11s to ever 11.
1. The maple leaf on the Canadian flag has 11
1. Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F.
Radio stations have censored or banned records for almost as long as they have been playing them.
As you might guess, we’ve got a lot of books here at the mental_floss New York office.
To help in our 11/11/11 celebration, today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a related Free-for-all Friday challenge.
There are more stories of heroism out of World War II than can ever fit in a school textbook, but hundreds of those stories are written down somewhere for those who want to find them.
Our friend Neil Pasricha has a new Awesome book coming out next week — The Book of (Holiday) Awesome!
YouTube isn't just for copyright infringement -- here are 11 documentary films legally available on YouTube in their entirety.