Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.
Over on Instagram, we've been taking pictures of things and offering up slightly amusing facts about them. So far we've toured a grocery store and public library. Next up: Toys R
AC/DC is pretty cool. Ukuleles are also pretty cool. What happens when you combine them? Totally awesome videos of people playing AC/DC songs on ukes!
That Old Write-a-Book-and-Bury-it-for-Discovery-by-a-Mogul Ploy Is the Oldest Trick in the Book
Kathy Hepinstall wrote a book that she wants Oprah to read.
It may look like an odd coupling, but race horses and goats have been befriending each other for centuries.
Some animals have it made. Their whole day revolves around eating and having sex (and, to be fair, trying not to get eaten themselves).
In Japan, it's an end-of-year tradition to sing "Ode to Joy," the final movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
If you’re not washing it, then yeah, it can get kind of gross.
Geography is a common subject for the mentalfloss.com Brain Game's Tuesday Test Time challenge. Maybe we'll change the name to Tuesday Travels.
Why the Campaign to Stop America's Obesity Crisis Keeps Failing.
Installment #15: One of the grand traditions of Britain’s Royal Navy was the royal review, in which all the vessels of the home fleet – the core force, responsible for protecting the British Isles fro
Thanks so very much to everyone who contributed name suggestions for our new column. We're going to test out a few different names this week, starting today with WanderLinks.
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There are two things you can say for sure about human beings: our opposable thumbs make us great at using tools, and we are all big, fat liars.
It's the first Monday in May, so merrily mull over this Monday Math Square as today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge.
The Avengers did pretty well on opening weekend ...smashing box office records like the Hulk smashes scenery.
Last week we toured some of Europe's most beautiful libraries. Now let's see what South America has to offer.
1. The Royal Portuguese Reading Room,