Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Some of America's best-known game show hosts are actually Canadian -- including Alex Trebek, Monty Hall, and Alan Thicke.
1. Dennis the
Who says you can't celebrate the mundane? These 11 museums are dedicated to items you use but probably never think about.
1. Sulabh International Museum of
Keep an eye out for an exciting presidential event coming up in October here at mentalfloss.com.
Fifty years after thalidomide caused so many birth defects, drug producer Chemie Grünenthal's CEO has offered an apology.
There are plenty of literary tattoos out there, and plenty of tattooed librarians. A bit less common are librarians with tattoos celebrating their career choice.
Installment #35: Although British and French generals held a series of informal military “conversations” beginning in 1906 after the First Moroccan Crisis, the Anglo-French Naval Convention negotiated
Today is the birthday of the original Rin-Tin-Tin, who was found on a World War I battlefield when he was just 5 days old.
We don’t mean the triggers — though that could be a fun post — but the actual physical process.
The 1968 Playboy Club Bunny Manual
Be mindful of the rules of Bunny Behavior so you won’t have to have a “Personal Meeting with the Bunny Mother.”
If They Tore A Stitch, Then You Must Snitch
Smokey Bear was created by the U.S. Forest Service in an attempt to prevent forest fires -- and it worked too well.
Cooling weather, kids in school, leaves falling, and Monday Night Football. All is right with the world.
Television’s 10 Most Epic NOOOOOOOOO Moments. I hear this contains spoilers.
Negative campaigning in the United States can be traced back to John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.