The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released at 12:01am on July 21, 2007. Celebrate the book's wood anniversary with a few Hogwarts-related quizzes from the
How did Harriet Tubman lead so many slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad? With careful planning, plenty of luck, and a little opium.
Oh, I'm still knee-deep in tomatoes and beans, and the rest of the garden is coming along nicely, too!
Woman Dials 911 to Complain About Mugshot
Tonya Ann Fowler of Winder, Georgia, called the Barrow County 911 dispatch to complain that her mugshot in the local publication “Bad & Busted” was les
On Fridays, 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.
Today is the 43rd anniversary of the lunar landing. Here's a look at the worst-case scenario plans, which Chris Higgins originally discussed in
Meet Janice. She's the focus of today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
The surprises and snubs in the 2012 Emmy nominations.
A rose by any other name probably wouldn't smell as sweet, at least not in the cases of some of these one-named celebrities.
Welcome back to the Thursday night Late Movies, _flossers! As always, the clips below have something in common. Think you can figure it out?
Storm the Castle. Leave No Gigantic Talking Mouse or Duck Alive.
How would you hypothetically attack Cinderella’s castle?
You may have heard already that a fifth moon was discovered orbiting Pluto.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Here's a short, beautifully shot video: a visual explanation of how the human population got to 7 billion, using tinted water dripping into and out of seven glasses -- one for each continent.
Another week, another party, another playlist that needs ordering.