ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
In the late 19th century, R.T. Davis purchased a struggling milling company that put out a ready-made pancake mix branded with an older, matronly black woman in an apron and kerchief.
Every so often, we find an awesome or bizarre historical stock image and present it here without comment. This is one of those
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Drunk Party Steals Airplane
A Soviet-era Antonov-2 plane is missing from the Serov aerodrome near Yekaterinburg, Russia.
Let's get ready for Father's Day by taking a look at some dads who gave famous people a giant gift: their names. Here are the seniors behind a slew of well-known Juniors.
Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
As Fathers Day approaches, a man writes a letter to his future child.
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the mental_floss nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.
These dads won't be getting any Father's Day cards this Sunday.
Morganna’s Topheavy Legal Defense
People of a certain age may recall the exploits of Morganna the Kissing Bandit, the buxom blond who became famous in the 1980s for rushing the field at Major League
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Every once in a while, I run across an old article, video, or link of some kind and think, "Oh yeah, that was awesome!
Red and green images via ShutterstockThe very first traffic light, installed outside the Houses of Parliament in London in December 1868, had red and green gas lamps for nighttime use.
In 1916, four years before the Constitution recognized her right to vote, Jeannette Rankin was elected to Congress. While women had not achieved suffrage across the U.S.
Havatec makes, among other things, massive industrial machinery for processing mushrooms.