The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
We’ve covered the origins of various dog breeds before, so it’s about time we gave cat lovers some info, too. Let’s take a look at how several of your favorite breeds grew to prominence.
So you think you know how to iron a shirt? Take it from the YouTube experts, there's actually a lot of technique involved!
Whether they're creepy skeletons climbing up stairs, terrifying baby carriages made of steel or castles popping up from a Lego book, the art of sculpture is always fascinating.
It's here -- the mental_floss interview with the MythBusters, featuring your questions! (Also here: a new season of the show, starting tonight: Wednesday, October 6!
• In addition to the waffle which bears their name, the Belgians claim to have invented "French" fries, although accounts are unconfirmed.
I've long been interested in remote cultures and uncontacted peoples, a fascination I share, apparently, with film director Werner Herzog.
Are you tired of your boring, plain, everyday bookcases? Me too!
There’s a wonderful scene in the classic mockumentary, This is Spinal Tap, where mockumentarian, Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner), is interviewing Spinal Tap songwriter, Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest), se
Just how big is Big Bird? 8 feet, 2 inches.
On Friday, we asked readers to submit amazing demographic facts.
In last week's exciting college football game, four players - Carl, Clint, Curtis, and Carey - each scored once for State University in their big win against Tech.
Take a look at The World's First Artificial Heart. It looks mechanical almost to the point of steampunk, yet it did its job back in 1969.
A story of censorship in our schools.
The music business is a baffling vending machine. Kick it and yell, but it's not giving your dollar back. What's that squeaking noise and red blinking light? Do you smell smoke?
???1. Ochocinco meant well by printing a request for donations to a charity called Feed the Children on his new cereal, but people calling to hand over some money actually may have been “donating” to
The Pittsburgh Pirates just wrapped up their 18th consecutive losing season.