Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Knowledge of the 50 state capitals will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge. Good luck!
What's the only U.S.
Eric Schlosser wrote the book Fast Food Nation ten years ago. Unfortunately, he says, our eating habits haven't changed since then.
The entire town of Buford, Wyoming, is for sale.
There are eleven Doctors on Doctor Who, right? Well, yes, but not exactly. Those are the "canonical eleven" — the official Doctors. But are you familiar with some of the others?
When someone wants to tell you a story about a recent customer experience, it usually tends to be more Tales from the Crypt than Happily Ever After.
Well, most likely you wouldn't have had all 11 of these iconic posters on your wall simultaneously, but if you grew up in a certain era you probably either owned or saw one of the following poste
While some might argue that 140 characters aren't enough to adequately express a thought or have a conversation, others have discovered that a tweet or two is all it takes to end up in a courtroo
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Advertised foods rarely look exactly like the real food they’re selling. In fact, a number of sites around the web have pointed out just how false food advertising can be.
There's a lot of variety in geek crafting.
Las Vegas lets its visitors get away with a lot. Gambling is legal. Walking down the street drinking a beer is legal. Prostitution is illegal but tolerated.
John Cazale passed away on this date in 1978. His brief stay in Hollywood generated one of the more interesting bodies of work in modern
While we're celebrating a day of lists, I thought I'd go a little meta with this list of lists. Wikipedia is home to a lot of odd things, including...lists!
The mentalfloss.com Brain Game opens a new week with a Monday Math Square. I tried to include a few 11s to coincide with our 11-on-12 theme.
Officials in Taubaté, Brazil have hired a veteran to patrol neighborhoods dressed as Batman.
While you’ve probably seen hundreds of images of women working in factories during World War II, that wasn’t the first time women joined the workforce to help fill in for the millions of men sent out