Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
Every Thursday is Think Thursday at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Jean-François Rauzier makes huge high-resolution pictures with amazing attention to detail.
For me, there's nothing better than warm chocolate chip cookies out of the oven to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Tonight, for your viewing pleasure, the video blog of Jacobus, a 14th-century serf with a suspiciously bad accent.
Ever wonder what The Colbert Report might look like with children panelists? Look no further
Making a good video game is incredibly difficult. It requires loads of talent, creativity, hard work and time. In contrast, making a bad video game is rather easy.
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In Wes Anderson's first movie Bottle Rocket, a young Owen Wilson plays Dignan, a wannabe criminal whose prior work experience includes lawn maintenance -- before he was fired.
During the Sicilian Mafia wars of the early 1980s, residents of Palermo feared the “white shotgun” or lupara bianca—a murder where the body disappears.
Normally when artwork is described as “dangerous,” it means it challenges the viewer to think and feel outside their comfort zone.
• The history of pecans can be traced back to the 16th century.
Back when Australia was a penal colony, Macquarie Harbor, Tasmania, was the place that Britain sent criminals who were really bad… or really clever.
Here's a word ladder, just in time for the Wednesday Wordplay segment here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
Many of us remember the highly-rated last episode of the TV sitcom Chee
Boingboing recently published an excellent and very in-depth article on the strange world of post-mortem photo collecting -- something I know a bit about, tangentially, because I'm a collector of
In 1997, a volcanic eruption buried Plymouth on the isle of Montserrat under several feet of ash, rock, and lava.