France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Good morning! It's the 11th of the month, which means we've got lots of '11 lists' for your reading enjoyment.
Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”).
Did you know that the original idea for K'Nex came from a guy playing with drinking straws at a wedding?
It seems that people can’t get enough of “The End is Near!” panic.
John Lennon was crazy about cats. Over the years, he owned several, plus a few dogs.
After I posted 8 Heroic U.S.
In this eight-minute video, Tetris master Matt Buco maxes out NES Tetris -- achieving 999,999 points.
One of my favorite tumblrs, tweeters and Instagrammers, lunchyprices, spotted the below typo on her TV screen recently and had the wherewithal to capture it quick. Apparently, an entire ad agency depa
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Sweet! It's Tuesday Test Time once again here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game, so let's get right to it. Good luck:
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Anti-zombie presidential candidate ‘Vermin Supreme’ needs our support. After all, if he wins, everyone gets a pony!
How No Child Left Behind Corrupted Education.
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Dixville Notch, NH, is a tiny unincorporated township of about 75 residents situated at the foot of the scenic White Mountains and home to The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel.
© Rick Friedman/CorbisBecause the state wants it that way!New Hampshire's primaries have informally been the earliest since 1920, but over the years, the state has passed laws to ensure that its
A look back at the "Betamax Case," including the role Mister Rogers played in the Supreme Court's decision.