Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Last week's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge asked about the four letters of the Greek alphabet that were represented by two-letter English names.
Apparently coloring your hair with chalk is a thing.
On October 22, 1966, The Supremes became the first all-female group to reach the number one spot on the Billboard 200 album charts with their album The Supremes A' Go-Go.
Each year, the American Kennel Club throws Meet the Breeds in New York City's Jacob Javits Center.
10,000 Days Ago Yesterday: Ferris Snagged A Foul Ball
According to this article, the events of the film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off took place exactly 10,000 days ago yesterday.
The average adult has 28 to 32 teeth, depending on their "wise" set of third molars or lack thereof. But besides the importance of brushing and flossing, how well do you know your chompers?
Today in shameless self-promotion, here's a link to David Carr's latest piece, which is about our owner Felix Dennis and includes some nice coverage of our "smarty pants magazine":
Peter Cushing is famous for his roles in the Hammer films, his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, his roles in Doctor Who films, and later as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (among many other roles).
The act of scraping nails down a chalkboard creates a sound so awful that most people have an instantaneous reaction: A shiver runs up the spine, and they slap their hands over their ears.
Here's a brand new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Monday Math Square challenge.
Senator George McGovern, the antiwar 1972 presidential candidate, died Sunday at age 90.
In 1981, author Suzette Haden Elgin was working on a speech when she began to wonder why feminist science fiction always portrayed either matriarchy, where women were superior to men, or androgyny, wh
Before they were headlining movies and TV shows, these celebs were just like everyone else trying to make it in Hollywood: thrilled to call home to report that the “Flight Attendant #3” role was total
Blue Jays' manager John Farrell was so highly coveted by the Red Sox to replace Bobby Valentine, Boston sent infielder Mike Aviles to Toronto to bring Farrell to Beantown.
Jean Baret was one heck of an explorer back in the late 1700s, circumnavigating the globe and serving as an assistant to naturalist Philibert Commerçon.