In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Thanks for checking out the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Today, Think Thursday brings with it a new Really, Really Bad Rebus.
The Sex Trafficking of American Girls.
You know you shouldn't believe everything you read about famous actors and actresses.
You might have heard it in the news today: Marilyn Monroe, had she not died of “acute barbiturate poisoning” in 1962, would have been 85.
The Pixies have had a special place in my heart since I discovered Doolittle in 1996 -- three years after the band had broken up and seven years after the album was released.
Want to go on an amazing vacation this summer filled with adventures that would even make our notorious explorer Ransom Riggs jealous?
We’ve all heard of the Titanic and the Exxon Valdez. The story of the tanker than was once known as the Seawise Giant is much less familiar, although it’s every bit as memorable.
We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.
Kyle MacDonald famously traded a red paperclip for a house, using a series of shrewd trades, great PR, and the power of the internet. In this five-minute video, MacDonald explains how it happened.
From the number that defeated the Nazis to the one that put a smile on the faces of drunken sailors, here are 10 digits with real value.
• The lime you merely call "lime" at the grocery store is more than likely the more exotic sounding Tahiti Lime (a.k.a.
Remember last month when I posted all those pictures of abandoned chateaus in Belgium and Luxembourg?
Can you make seven times in only six steps? Give today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge a shot. You know you want to.
The wisdom of crowds is incredibly fragile.
Today, Clint Eastwood turns 81. We're celebrating with clips from some of his best work on the silver screen—from spaghetti westerns to dark dramas and everything in between.