ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
Some of you will stay inside where it's warm and play poker this weekend, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge will give you something to discuss while you
Dance Moms and Toddlers & Tiaras are popular train wreck reality shows, which may verge on child abuse.
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time for GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section.
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Thanks to a request from Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), the Department of Defense and CIA have officially opened an investigation into Kathryn Bigelow’s movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden.
"The machine is busy digesting vast oceans of information in a single, all-encompassing, gulp. INTERRUPTION! INTERRUPTION!
Some of the world’s most famous, civilization-altering discoveries happened by accident. Take Penicillin, for example.
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Maybe you can knit a scarf or a sweater. If so, imagination is the only thing standing between you and these delightfully odd creations. Well, time may be another factor.
I was doing some research recently on popular first names, which got me thinking: Who scored the most common first names as Twitter handles?
In this brilliant talk, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses different ways human minds focus on time. Do you focus on the past?
Today brings with it a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge.
Should Teens Be Jailed for Sex Offenses?
Installment #3: After the Second Moroccan Crisis, Europe’s political and military leaders were hurriedly making preparations for a possible continent-wide war – but some of the fiercest power struggle
From its start in 1963, Doctor Who has heavily featured the future and the past -- but stories based on current events have also been part of the series.
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