Carly Simon’s dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
In this five-minute clip from The BBC's The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out, physicist Richard Feynman talks about his father, and how Feynman was taught by his father, the Encyclopedia Britannica
The Apple application, Photo Booth, was unveiled at an invite-only special media event in October, 2005. Apple released Photo Booth alongside the Rev.
Curry-Eating Contest Sends Two To Hospital
Kismot in Edinburgh, Scotland is a restaurant known for its hot chili pepper curry.
We won't tax you too much on this Free-for-all Friday at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
Out of a standard deck of 52 playing cards, Robert draws five cards at random.
The War in Afghanistan began on October 7th, 2001. Here are some statistics on how veterans and the U.S.
Thursday night is here once again, meaning it's time for the game had has singled-handedly raised unemployment by a measurable amount due to its highly addictive nature: GUESS THE THEME.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
With Steve Jobs’ passing, I was reminded of the fact that he, for many years, had been taking a $1 salary from Apple, Inc.
In the late 1990s, Apple rebranded itself with a dramatic ad campaign combining images of iconic scientists, artists, explorers, and activists with the Apple logo, plus the famously grammatically ques
Food, fluids, and celebrities all have been the inspiration for perfumes. Here are some fragrances that may have taken the desire to be unique too far.
Kellogg’s Corn Flakes has been gracing breakfast tables since 1906 - and the idea of hiding prizes within the box of crunchy corn bits is almost as old.
Kellogg’s was the first company to offer chi
Our friends over at Boing Boing have changed their theme today to pay homage to Mr. Jobs. It's really well done and, if you scroll all the way down, even includes the old Mac bomb!
Over the years, I've written a number of Apple-related quizzes. Here are two that we published previously on the _floss, in honor of Mr. Jobs
Here's a quick one for the Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
FIVE former U.S.