Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Artist Ray Villafane might very well be the most talented pumpkin carver in the nation. Check out the 12 images and one video and let us know which you like best in the comments below.
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Jon Bon Jovi has opened a restaurant without fixed prices.
You’re familiar with the scenario from your favorite horror movies: when a family moves into a house inconveniently built on top of a graveyard, ghostly shenanigans and otherworldly horrors ensue.
With only a week left until Halloween, the window for prime horror movie season is closing.
With the campaign for the Republican nomination in full swing, candidates are beginning to rally their bases, retool their talking points and (cue the intro music, please!) select their campaign songs
For today's retro-techo-nostalgiariffic lovefest, I happened across an old Sesame Street video of Cookie Monster learning about computers from Prairie Dawn.
Soon, you’ll be able to go onlight instead of online. Li-fi is coming and it might be the death of Wi-fi.
Last week we discussed some of TV's coolest horror hosts, from Vampira to Count Gore De Vol. With all the great hosts out there, the topic demanded a sequel.
Monday Math Square. mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Have at it!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
The Eunuch Admiral. In the 15th century, Zheng He commanded a huge fleet that put European explorers to shame.
Way back when the U.S. was deciding what the government would look like, there was some discussion about what exactly the leader of the country should be.
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From the Department of Holy Cow! "Yes, a real Viking sword over 1000 years old.
On this date in 2001, Apple rolled out the first iPod. Here's how the New York Times covered the