Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
Margaret Mitchell at the Gone With The Wind movie premiere party in Atlanta. © Bettmann/CORBIS, 1939
On this date 75 years ago, Gone with the Wind won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Welcome once again to the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
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Trent Richardson with the BCS trophy.
In the current issue of mental_floss magazine (get a free issue!), veteran flight attendant Heather Poole revealed 10 workplace secrets, including this one about the length of her
Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge for your consideration.
In Arkansas last week, a bear fell out of a tree and onto a children's bouncy house.
As the dot-com bubble reached its peak in 2000, Internet entrepreneurs faced a problem: every word in the dictionary had been registered as a dot-com domain name.
So there's a YouTube channel called Pronunciation Book, which "shows you how to say various words in American English." It's an extremely simple format: display a word or phrase,
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• Rye is a hardy substance. It can grow in poor soils with less sun and at higher altitudes than wheat, and it can thrive through dampness and drought. The bread made from rye also lasts longer.
The HBO series "Game of Thrones" features an exquisite opening title sequence, showing cities and settlements growing like clockwork toys from the landscape, using a slightly bizarre tilt-sh
Everyone reads Dr. Seuss, Judy Blume, Shel Silverstein and Maurice Sendak books growing up, but there are thousands more children’s authors out there.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a list of five commonly-misspelled words that begin with the letter "P." Four are spelled correctly; one is
In 1989, Kim Basinger collaborated with her then-boyfriend Prince on a pop album. The title was never officially released.