At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
Some people play with their food, while others make a game out of cooking -literally!
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is a "quickie." Good luck:
What four-letter English word for
a particular type of animal has no rhyme?
Here is the ANS
A new line of Lego toys called Monster Fighters features vampires, mummies, and heroes who fight them.
If you’ve ever seen the World Health Organization or American Medical Association logo, or the “star of life” on the side of an ambulance, you might have wondered what a snake wrapped around a stick h
Truman isn’t just gleeful in that famous photo because he won the election, but because it was egg on the face of a paper he hated, the Chicago Tribune.
Baked beans image via ShutterstockBeans, beans, the musical fruit. The more you eat, the more you toot. But don't blame your flatulence on the poor legumes directly.
Kaiten-zushi is better known in the US as "conveyer-belt sushi" or a "sushi train." Sushi is placed on small plates, and the plates on a conveyer belt that runs around the restaur
??Well, they're not dyed for St. Patrick’s Day. These are just from potatoes in which chlorophyll had started to form.
On a December night in 1919, a 23-year-old soldier named William N. Bishop managed to slip out of the stockade at Virginia’s Camp A.A. Humphreys and escape into the surrounding woods.
LOUIS LANZANO/Landov The short answer: no.The long answer: Once upon a time, being presented with the key to the city served a real function.
Capital "I" image via ShutterstockSome languages capitalize several of their pronouns. Some don’t capitalize any of them.
?Reader @Procrustes tweeted at us to ask: “Why do scientists measure things like radioactive elements in half-life?
Sledding image via Shutterstock“Put a jacket on if you’re going out there, or you’ll catch a cold.”It’s a common refrain of grandmothers all over the world. Are they right, though?
The Little Slinky That Could... Walk On A Treadmill
Call me what you will, but there is something about this slinky walking on a treadmill that almost brought a tear to my eye.
© Bettmann/CORBISIn the 1930s, how would a middle-class Baltimore divorcee become romantically involved with the man who would be King of England? It always comes down to who you know.