Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
You guys may have noticed that I have written a few Disney posts in the past, so it may not be too surprising that I’m headed to the D23 Expo in Anaheim this weekend.
Here are the stories of four young inventors who have already made their mark on the world, and one who hopes to in the years to come.
1. Chester Greenwood: Easy on the
State Parks in the US have a delicious variety of names. Many are named after a famous citizen, or a prominent feature of the terrain. Other titles, mostly local place names, are puzzling.
In 1172, Donna Berta di Bernardo donated sixty silver coins to the local cathedral for the purchase of stones to be used in the base of a new bell tower.
The next year, construction on the tower be
The son of a major league baseball player is 800 times more likely to play in the majors than is an “average kid.”
Related Fact: On September 14, 1990, Seattle Mariners Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey,
I've really been getting into my Instagram app these days, exploring ways to manipulate it beyond the standard filters that come with it.
Off Book is a new online series from PBS Arts.
The name of a single U.S. city will answer today's Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
The name of which U.S.
The Body on Somerton Beach. An unsolved 1948 death in Australia only grows more mysterious as the years go by -but there are clues.
You've probably already heard of Fleet Street, as it happens to be the home of a certain notable "demon barber," but did you know the street is named for something equally as dark—namel
Money is dirty. You’ve been hearing that since you were knee-high to a grasshopper and your mom had to stop you from putting coins in your mouth and up your nose.
Earlier this week, Adam Raymond brought up blue lobsters:
"About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
In this clip, the Tom Waits song "God's Away On Business" is expertly combined with clips of Cookie Monster on Sesame Street.
On Thursday, September 1st, the mental_floss Trivia Show is coming to Indianapolis! If you live in the area or are up for a road trip, reserve your spot now.
This is going to be one of the posts where I ask you to share your stories in the comments, like back when you all shared your nerdiest moments in life. The idea for the post came to me while I was re