Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
We've just been handed an envelope that contains the results of our Greatest Facts contest that coincided with the release of our new American History book. The winners are...
1) The U.S.
Last Friday, Sony announced the end of the Walkman Era -- a period that lasted more than three decades, defining the personal music listening experience for pretty much everyone in my generation (I wa
When friends from out of town come to visit me in LA, the ones who've never been here before always want to see the same things: the Walk of Stars, Mann's Chinese Theater, Rodeo Drive; the s
Time to get in the mood for Halloween!
Trying to figure out what to do with all those extra Halloween candy wrappers?
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). One number is provided for you.
A Murder in Salem. The 1830 killing of Captain Joseph White was a whodunit worthy of gothic literature, which it inspired.
Cats That Look Like Demons.
Everyone wants to focus on the superhero or the super villain, but what about those poor forgotten minions?
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Last week I linked to Flossy reader Helen's blog-slash-art-project asking readers to send in where they were at 3pm on Saturday.
They can't be too scary now, can they? After all, they are just cartoons!
I’m pretty average when it comes to allergies: pollen, cat dander, boring stuff like that.
The number 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 — also known as 10 to the 27th power — doesn’t get used very often.
My beagle Sadie is a rescue do whose previous owner abused her. She has always been anxious, skittish, and neurotic.