Michael J. Fox’s middle name is Andrew.
Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know ("Learn Something New Every Day, By Email"). We've invited him to share some of his stories on mental_floss this week.
Last week we announced that we're giving away a BRAND NEW FORD FIESTA in NYC through a special QR code hunt a week from today. But what on earth is a QR code?
I enjoy learning about cities that got creative with their official symbols. For example, the plastic pink flamingo is the official bird of Madison, WI.
We're loading up the RV and taking the Mental Floss Trivia Show on the road to beautiful Durham, North Carolina! It's true. This Monday, Feb.
Each year since 2001, Google releases its Zeitgeist summary, showing various lists of top search terms.
The holiday season seems like prime time for new engagements, but have you ever wondered why brides-to-be receive diamond engagement rings? Let’s dig around for some
Calendars are a popular Christmas gift for friends and relatives who already "have everything", because you need a different calendar every year. And these are certainly different!
Bookstores come in all shapes and sizes, but these 10 featured by WebEcoist are some of the world's coolest locations for selling books. All ten places featured are repurposed buildings and tran
In today's Brain Game, the three definitions that follow apply to three different 8-letter words that are anagrams of one another (meaning they use the same letters of the alphabet).
It wasn't so many years ago that movies like Toy Story were absolutely cutting-edge, and it was hard to imagine how such slick animation could've been produced by a computer.
TIME magazine lists The Top 10 Everything of 2010.
We talked about Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album last week. It’s where the gem “What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb)” comes from.
I decided to put together some unusual, funny, off-the-wall Christmas songs because, you know, 'tis the season!
Thanks to everyone who entered our MeetingBoy wall calendar contest! The winning tweet is:
The boss sent an email at 11:30 “reminding” everyone that he’s working from home today.
Looking for a unique and memorable gift for the geeks in your life? Consider having a mathematical theorem named after them. How?