John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
We get frustrated with Hollywood's propensity for weird sequels that seem to have little or nothing to do with the original, but it just so happens that the practice is older than filmmaking itse
These men were up there in the 0.001 percent of their time—and they were all just a little bit bonkers.
Good luck with today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge:
A candy machine has three buttons: one labeled RED, one labeled BLUE, and one labeled SURPRISE.
Do documentaries need to be fair to both sides of an issue? Even if one side is lying, crazy, or just plain ridiculous?
What do actors, musicians, and writers say when they die? I consulted the reference Last Words of Notable People by Bill Brahms to collect eleven examples. Read on, and get a hanky ready.1.
One of the great things about Halloween is that you get the chance to eat foods that you would never consider eating otherwise, like flayed skin cheese balls, Frankenstein finger cookies, stuffed cock
This past weekend we were treated to a masterful football field tribute to video games by Ohio State University's Marching Band (aka TBDBITL, or The Best Damn Band In The Land).
Photo Courtesy of Erin N. Bush, Death in Diorama.
Every year, police officers from around the world gather for the Harvard Associates in Police Science (HAPS) Seminar.
Why Did the Dog Eat Your Homework?
Or, why do you say that happened?
I Guess the Dinosaurs Are Really Gone
A while back I posted a link about a guy hoping to create real, actual Jurassic Par
If you're in the New York area and free on Monday, October 29th, we've got something fun for you.
Serge Haroche and David Wineland were awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday.
Despite being one of the richest people in Europe, Alfred Nobel was not a happy man. The Swedish industrialist made his fortune by inventing (and later producing) dynamite.
I rewatched Jurassic Park a few weeks ago and, from the story to the special effects, it still holds up.
Researchers have found an ancient piece of amber that shows a spider preying on a wasp caught in its
New York Comic Con is happening this week, and Halloween is coming up—so it seems like as good a time as any to give you some superhero goodies that you can put to use on October 31st.