The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
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For the third consecutive year, Mental Floss, LLC has been named one of the 50 fastest-growing private media companies by Inc.—we're #43!
You don't get to be one of America'
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
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I know and love a lot of collectors of things: scotch, vintage photographs, guitars, signed baseballs.
As we mentioned the other day, our co-founder Will Pearson will be representing mental_floss at the Idea Festival in Louisville, which runs from September 29th through October 2nd.
Dr. Harvey Cushing revolutionized brain surgery in the early 20th century. Before imaging, antibiotics, or even effective anesthesia, he could remove brain tumors and extend patients' lives.
Yesterday marked the 108th anniversary of the death of Henryk Siemiradzki (1843-1902), a Polish painter known for his Graeco-Roman and New Testament scenes.
Chuck Berry's "Promised Land" is one of humanity's finest achievements.
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.
I've recently gotten a little bit obsessed with Dirty Jobs after watching a marathon a couple of weekends ago.
You know that Washington, D.C., is named for George Washington, but how well do you know where other major cities got their names?
I guess I have a Nazi-theme going on this month. From Bugs Bunny and Hitler, we move to actual Nazi propaganda.