On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
After 4,200 episodes, there's bound to be a few actors, writers, and staff members who worked on the Street before fame hit. Here are some examples, from Rudy Huxtable to Whoopi Goldberg.
"I believe that if we want to survive the next century on this planet, we need...21 billion hours of gameplay every week. ...
Bombay Beach may be the most famously depressing place in California; the poster child for the post-apocalypse.
Here at the _floss, we love Scrabble and have written about it often.
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. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
25 Historical Photographs.
by David Goldenberg
For centuries, philosophers claimed that the ability to make tools separated man from beast.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
You guys know I'm always a fan of the latest memes, and so of course I have a special place for Bizarro Keyboard Cat - play them off!
Can't remember the way that certain TV show's theme song went? You might find it here: 22 TV Themes in 7 Minutes. Two guys, a guitar and a keyboard (and in one instance, a kazoo).
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was written by Lewis Carroll in 1865. The fanciful story was tailor-made for film adaptation, although Carroll had no way of knowing that in the 19th century!
I love Peeps. I don't want them right out of the box, though. I prefer to cut a small slit in the box, then let them sit around for a few days getting a little bit crunchy.
Note: Readers commenting under today's Friday Happy Hour post brought up an age old question: "Is blood blue when it's inside the veins?" Matt Soniak kindly put together this
Premiering Sunday (March 21) at 8pm on the Discovery Channel in the US: Life, a new documentary miniseries from the producers of Planet Earth.