Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
A Brief History of Closed Captioning
It's Thursday, it's late, it's once again time for GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Can you guess what it is?
With all the hoopla about Harry Potter this week, it seems as if people have forgotten about the OG wizard: Merlin.
Continuing with our plus theme this week, above is a fun little camouflage puzzle. There are eight words hiding in the puzzle, one on each line. Each is a synonym of the word plus.
Many of the items we use every day, like zippers and escalators, were once brand names. Even heroin, which no one should use any day, was a brand name.
New Hampshire is a pretty nifty state. Aside from having one of the most gleefully in-your-face mottos, it also was home to the Old Man of the Mountain.
Li'l Abner was a comic strip drawn by Al Capp that appeared in newspapers from 1934 to 1977.
Think Thursday is upon us, and with it, a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Why do some Americanisms irritate people? Meaning people from other countries, that is, so it would behoove us to find out what they're talking about.
I'm fascinated by carnivorous plants.
If you thought tin and aluminum cans were only good for storing food and recycling, then you've never seen the art of David Wasserman, aka Tincanman.
In 1966, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, the Beach Boys, the Supremes, and the artists at Motown were all competing for top spots on the charts.
In this 1989 CNN interview, Ted Turner interviews Carl Sagan on the environment, nuclear warfare, space, time travel, SETI, and other topics.
From Google+ monday to plus-size models yesterday, we move to the Macintosh Plus computer, which came out in 1986.
You probably know that numismatists study and collect coins and currency, and you may even know that philatelists study and collect stamps.
I'm a Twin Peaks fan, and like to think I know a little trivia about the show.