France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Simon put on a massive concert in Central Park.
As more and more Americans embrace email and other communication technologies, the U.S. Postal Service has absorbed the hit.
Religion teaches its followers lessons through parables about kindness and love and doing the right thing.
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Who Doesn’t Love Baron Von Kiss-A-Lot?
There have been an astounding 508 episodes of The Simpsons.
Though the Fab Four found it hard to remember the second occasion, the Beatles actually played Shea Stadium twice.
Need a little tranquility? In this two-and-a-half minute time lapse video, we see a whole bunch of flowers blooming.
Restaurants are ideal places for spies to ply their trade, as there’s plenty of ambient noise, a nice crowd to throw things off, and food to go around, which tends to alleviate stress.
Knock on today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge:
By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions,
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Babies sure are cute. But do they make good world leaders? Here’s a peek at some of history’s youngest rulers and their reigns.
1. King Oyo (Toro Kingdom,
Steve Martin, a Texas native who worked his way from writing comedy for The Smothers Brothers to becoming an accomplished and award-winning actor, comedian, musician and writer, turns 67 today.
In this ten-minute video, Kirby Ferguson explains how the basic elements of a "remix" are actually the core parts of all creative work.
Where in the F-Bomb Did the Term ‘F-Bomb’ Come From?
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary added "f-bomb" to its collection of words that are words.
In 2001, Belgian schools waged a new front in the war against childhood obesity.