France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Five-by-Five puzzles aren't difficult, they're just an exercise for the noggin. Enjoy!
Place the following words into a 5 × 5 grid so that they link together.
Recently, a couple of surprising studies have turned the tables -- albeit in an admittedly minor way -- on the conventional wisdom about smoking, boozing, and drinking coffee.
The 5 Strangest Things Evolution Left in Your Body. The human body has extra features that we don't use, but our ancestors needed a long, long time ago.
You're in for a treat tonight. Below, I've collected a series of vintage Wendy's training videos, all apparently from the 80's.
Who says you need expensive materials to make art? Other than a somewhat flat surface, all you really need are a few hundred of that denizen of office supply cabinets everywhere: the Post-it Note.
When I was a kid my family visited the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum in Myrtle Beach.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Got a homesick student or soldier? If the pizza box doesn't bring a smile to their face, the stuff inside surely will!
Last month we took you on a three-hour tour (give or take) of Gilligan's Island. But there's so much more to tell! Just sit right back and you'll find out where the S.S.
Clare Burson owns a piece of cheese that's 117 years old (pictured at left). It has survived wars, crossed continents, and now resides in her apartment in New York, sealed in a glass jar.
Coming Thursday: Woody's Winners for Week 1! In the meantime, mental_floss has your football fix right here.
• "In recorded history, bananas date back to around 600 B.C.E., when they were mentioned in Buddhist texts.
What's a tortoise rescue operation to do when one lonely tortoise is picked on and shunned by all of the other residents?
I was surprised to see it had been six months since we last presented a Really, Really Bad Rebus for the Brain Game. "That soon?" you're asking. Good luck:
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