Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."
Every cloud has a silver lining. We hate to rain on your parade, but it seems the opposite is true, too. Here are five allegedly good things that aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.
This month marks the 230th anniversary of the adoption of the Great Seal of the United States, which is most often seen on the back of the $1 bill.
MARIO ANZUONI/Reuters/LandovWater is the key ingredient in the mixture.
• Various dictionaries trace the first mention of the hamburger to 1889 as a "hamburg steak." Or was it 1884 in the Boston Journal?
From the film in Infinite Jest to Margot's plays in The Royal Tenenbaums, here's a look at some famous fictional masterpieces.
( )Parentheses (the single one is called a parenthesis), also known as curved brackets, have plenty of uses in everyday written language.
In this two-minute clip from The Muppet Show, two Whatnots sing a semi-tuneless ode to happiness. In a dusty room filled with cobwebs. Covered, themselves, with cobwebs.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is perhaps the longest Word Ladder puzzle we've ever published... but maybe you can solve it in fewer steps.
It was forty years ago that a burglary at a Washington hotel brought down a president.
Since last week's post about deaf babies learning to hear through technological advancements, I've been obsessed with inspirational videos.
We’ve ranked our favorite fictional bears by your likelihood of surviving an unplanned run-in with them.
Gene Wilder Lives In A World of Pure Imagination
How else could you explain his inspired idea for Willy Wonka’s grand entrance?
This Town Is F#%king Expensive
The going rate for uttering a v
Keith Tarrier / Shutterstock.comIt’s just kind of a strange coincidence.
If you haven’t read The Diary of a Young Girl in a while (or even if you have), here are 10 things you should know.
We’ve featured cakes for kids, horror fanatics, film aficionados, geeks and gamers, so here are some cakes for those of you who spend your days on Reddit, The Daily What and BuzzFeed.