ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
Today, the mentalfloss.com Brain Game brings you a new Word Ladder challenge.
Nina Sandlin takes pictures of spider genitalia in her spare time. Her spider porn collection is becoming a priceless tool for identifying arachnid species.
There are plenty of artists out there whose work can be considered puzzling, but it's rare for any of them to actually make their art from puzzles.
Back in 1937, 17-year-old Fred Morrison and his girlfriend were keeping themselves entertained by throwing the lid to a popcorn tin back and forth.
Today marks the first day of November. We're still recovering from our Halloween candy hangover, so we're keeping things simple with tonight's Late Movies.
Today, the Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of All Saints, often referred to as All Saints' Day or All Hallows (hence October 31 is Halloween, a contraction of All Hallows' Evening).
Here are ten fun facts about America’s favorite limited-time fast food sandwich.
Illustrator Tom Whalen has a thing for retro design. Check out these awesome posters featuring characters from movies, video games and tv shows we love. Have a favorite?
Photo by Brantley Gutierrez.
John Hodgman's third and final book of complete world knowledge, That is All, hits bookstore shelves today, 11/1/11.
My husband and I were watching some apocalyptic group building an underground shelter on TV, and I remarked that living underground is quite cozy and pleasant -as long as you have ready access to the
November 1st is All Saints Day, a day to commemorate all the saints, known and unknown. In recognition, here are the stories of six known saints.
1 & 2. Perpetua and
Hi there! It's Tuesday Test Time here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Two different U.S. states - Tennessee and Missouri - each border 8 other states.
The world now has seven billion people. A video from NPR helps us to visualize how that happened so quickly.
The 25 Best Pictures From The 2011 European Rabbit Hopping Championships.
It’s National Novel Writing Month! Some people criticize the concept, claiming that novels written in under a month aren’t going to be worth the paper they're printed on.