Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Legendary jazz musician Dave Brubeck may be approaching his 90th birthday, but he still occasionally sits down at his piano for a crowd.
Every Friday, 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.
Finally: A Use for Zucchini
An unnamed woman rose to the occasion when her dog was attacked by a bear near Missoula, Montana. The 200-pound bear came up on the back porch of her home.
Australians are honest, trustworthy people, without exception. Well… maybe a few exceptions.
Never heard of Trajan? I guess you're not a graphic designer. But you've definitely seen it: it's everywhere, on every other movie poster you've ever seen.
Friday at last! Following are the scrambled titles of five hit songs by The Rolling Stones. Unscramble each to come up with the correct title.
Whatever happened to Elvira, Mistress of the Dark? She never really went away, and she'll be back on TV starting this weekend. (via Boing Boing)
The Banality of Narcissism.
Trap-jaw ants shut their mandibles 2,000 times faster than the blink of an eye.
Related Link: For the next week, we'll be pulling Numbers of the Day from the beautiful and fascinating National
Tonight for the Late Movies we take a look at some classic cover songs, played on a variety of different instruments.
You’d think that Producer Chuck Lorre would have enough of a forum to speak his mind, considering that he created the two popular CBS sitcoms Two and A Half Men and The Big Bang Theory.
Has anyone else noticed that Rite Aid now carries a full line of As Seen On TV products? I go to Rite Aid at least once a month, but never noticed until today.
Hi, my name is Stacy, and I’m a hardcore Gleek. I’ve had “GLEE!” written in my planner for months now, so I was glad when Tuesday finally came this week.
There are around 400 million dogs in the world, the majority of which are pets.
mental_floss has been offered an interview with three of the Mythbusters: Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, and Kari Byron.
These names have probably all ended up in your shopping cart at some point, but how well do you know their origins? Let's take a look at the names behind some of our favorite groceries.