France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Time to wrap up our official state symbols trivia contest, which was inspired by reader Harry's comment that Oklahoma's state vegetable is the watermelon.
The new issue hits stands Tuesday, and the cover story features the 50 Most Interesting Places in the Space-Time Continuum.
Scoreboards have come a long way since the turn of the 20th century, when operators climbed ladders to update boards with chalk or hang a different number to indicate the start of a new inning or quar
Fantasia was originally released in 1940. Then, in 1946, Disney released it again taking out some of the live-action that was slowing the film pacing down.
The new issue hits stands next Tuesday, and the cover story features the 50 Most Interesting Places in the Space-Time Continuum.
The number of tennis balls used at Wimbledon is roughly 42,000.
Related Fact: According to The Telegraph, 1,540 gallons of cream consumed by Wimbledon patrons each year.
Maid service is included for the residents of Pomuch Cemetery in Campeche, Mexico, where a tradition dating back to Mayan times makes for a really memorable Dia de los Muertos.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
Thomas Edison and Henry Ford came close to producing an electric car nearly 100 years ago.
This popular game of mathematical raindrops reminds me a lot of flashcards.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Reading mental_floss on a regular basis might not make you addicted to the internet (or it might!), but the truth is, according to this infograph, our usage and dependency in general has skyrocketed i
Can you imagine going to work with your dad every day? Maybe you already do. My dad works for the railroad and I can't really picture myself out there helping him repair tracks.