Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
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,
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
With all of this political posturing left and right and swing votes and grizzly moms, we mustn't overlook … the Clown Vote!
Thanks to Randy for sending me the greatest link of 2012 (so far): a "Perfect Strangers" video game! That theme song … I am nearly weeping from the flawlessness.
I know I’m showing my age when I talk to people and say something like, “Remember when The Simpsons was really funny?” and they don’t. Awkward.
Doctor Who has a long and noble history of attempting to convey history to its young viewers. It has not always been completely successful, however.
In advance of Saturday's Kentucky Derby, here's our three-minute guide to the most exciting two minutes in