John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
Cookie image via ShutterstockMy girlfriend loves a good romantic comedy (to be fair, she’ll watch mediocre and bad ones, too).
Secret Service Aids White House Invaders
A family of ducks walked through the lawn of the White House on Wednesday, though they needed some help doing it.
Based on the pandemonium Elvis Presley had generated the last two times he played Jacksonville, Florida, Colonel Tom Parker, his manager, booked him for six shows over two days in August of 1956.
Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge.
Unseen Titanic is the story of the wreckage that lies at the bottom of the ocean, 100 years after the ship sank.
Happy spring, _flossers! It's Thursday night, which means, once again, it's time for the game that's sweeping the nation...GUESS THE THEME!
This might be common knowledge for some, but not for many, including my wife (who got into Harvard, btw ;-), so I thought it was worth a refresher.
On Arrested Development, when George Michael Bluth finds himself around his cousin Maeby, he begins stammering and mumbling. He freezes up.
Sweet Sixteen schools are obviously pretty good at basketball (this year, anyway). But they're also pretty good at coming up with interesting classes that have students clamoring to enroll.
Installment #10: In the years leading up to 1912, Britain and Germany became locked in a naval arms race based on the two imperial powers’ fundamentally different perceptions and aims.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Those in the craft scene know that you can make anything with yarn and crochet hook.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge needs only a number for a solution.
China's Great Leap Backward.
Phone Booth Cramming was a late-1950s fad with a simple premise: cram a phone booth full of dudes (and/or ladies) and take a picture before the people on the bottom suffocate.