ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
In this performance of "Tonight You Belong to Me," current Mental Floss cover model John Hodgman and feral mountain man rock star Jonathan Coulton deliver a sweet duet, at one point inviting
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Facebook has over 800 million users, and researchers and pollsters have been busy studying them.
The evil exterminating machines from the Doctor Who universe are extremely versatile. The simple yet very recognizable shape of a dalek lends itself to insertion into other, non-Doctor worlds.
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Amidst all yesterday’s eulogies and well-deserved tributes for the great Dick Clark, I was surprised to learn that he did a little acting.
"Pretty, wooden, thin..." Hey, I think I dated her some years ago.
TV host Dick Clark died yesterday at age 82. Here are some of his most memorable on-air moments.
How War Can Make Dehumanizing and Horrific Events Seem Normal.
Installment #13: Since the time of the Trojan War, the narrow straits between Europe and Asia have been crossed by merchants and armies, diplomats and traitors.
Since so much will be written about Dick Clark’s tenure on American Bandstand and the Pyramid game shows elsewhere, we'll try to provide you with some Dick Clark stories you
Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the release of Doolittle, a landmark album by the Pixies that influenced boatloads of musicians in the ensuing years (though most musicians I know pretend they like
I’ve always loved flying, especially the approach to a new airport from above - the joy of discovering the runway and terminal design for the first time, etc.
Almost every item even remotely connected to Lincoln’s assassination, death, and funeral later found its way into some special collection.
“We will not appear unless Negroes are allowed to sit anywhere,” The Beatles said in a press statement on September 6, 1964. Halfway through a 23-city U.S.
• A bean by any other name … would still be a bean.
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It doesn’t happen to every single bug, but if you stumble upon an expired roach in the bathroom or a downed fly by the window, you’ll find that they’re frequently flat on
On March 26, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson participated in a talk on "Cosmic Quandaries" in St. Petersburg, Florida.