Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
Anyone hungry for a rice cake burger? Paneer salsa wrap? Maybe a side of Poutine? All of these are interesting (and in many cases, very yummy looking) global McDonald's menu Items.
A new way to experience the Solar System, for the musically inclined. Each planet represents a note that plays once crossing a threshold.
Kentucky's teams have been the Wildcats since 1909, but in 1994 the school's iconic Wildcat logo underwent a bit of a change.
Marshmallow Peeps! They're cute, colorful, delicious, and will appear in your video without contract negotiations.
Since WrestleMania is this Sunday, we decided to break with our normal Friday feature to give you five facts you might not have known about some of the biggest wrestlers of the WrestleMania era.
It's no secret that I'm a little obsessed with our three dachshunds. They're so dang cute and quirky I just can't help myself.
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.
Are you a high school senior with an interest in math or science? Then you owe it to yourself to check out the Intel Science Talent Search, an annual competition for young scientists.
It's an immutable law of comedy—under no circumstances may a comic use another performer's material.
Joel Mandel of Portland, Oregon, set an unofficial record yesterday—"longest distance traveled to the mental_floss retail store." He flew in to Cleveland, and his first stop was 8
They say you can buy or sell anything on eBay, but if you wade through the site's terms and conditions, the definition of "anything" becomes a bit narrower.
Earlier this week, I posted a photo essay I did on Bombay Beach, one of the quintessential towns of the post-apocalypse, which sits on the banks of California's toxic Salton Sea.
Robbers Call Bank for Take-out Money
Albert Bailey and an unidentified 16-year-old accomplice planned a bank robbery in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Like seahorses, male pipefish are one of the select underseas species that get pregnant and carry their young in their brood until birth.
Here's a logic puzzle Brain Game that shouldn't be tooÂ toughÂ for a Friday.
There were over 100 people in the Berkshire Office, and five of them had similar-sounding names.