Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
In many ways, the Red Cross is still largely the same as it was throughout the past 150 years, performing blood drives, delivering care packages to prisoners of war, helping victims of natural disaste
Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart transplant has been getting a lot of attention lately.
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Outside the U.S., the sport where two teams try to kick a ball into the other side's goal without using their hands is known as “football.” However, when it co
Highlights from The Washington Post's Peeps Show diorama contest.
Today's my 45th birthday, so to celebrate, the Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers you one of my specialties: A Really, Really Bad Rebus.
As the Supreme Court decides the fate of Obamacare, should we be concerned that a couple of justices have substantial investments in the health care industry?
Did you know that Tesla coils can be tuned and played together (under computer control) to make music? News to me.
When I was growing up, my brother and I painted the fire hydrant outside our house to look like Uncle Sam to help celebrate the bicentennial.
For thousands of years, men and women have risked their lives fighting duels for lofty reasons like honor, integrity, and justice. These are not those
In this video from last Saturday, Adam Savage whips up a frenzy among his fellow secular science nerds at The Reason Rally.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is filled with words that seem to break the "I before E, except after C" rule; only one of them doesn't.
Ontario has legalized brothels in order to keep prostitution off the streets.
Even before the Food Network, people were making fun of television chefs. More accurately—the Muppets were making fun of television chefs. The Swedish Chef has grown to be a beloved Muppet.
When John Lennon visited WNEW’s Dennis Elsas in 1974, he brought along some of his favorite records to
Some toys were doomed from the start, as any one of the thousands of people impaled by lawn darts will attest. But others seem completely incapable of causing injury or duress…until they do.