At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
Another reason that it's sometimes ok to play with your food (in the name of art!): an artist recreates Van Gogh paintings with cooking ingredients.
Extra, Extra, read all about it: the World
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John Hinckley is in the news this week as a judge considers whether the man who shot President Reagan should be able to live as an outpatient.
By now, you've heard that actor Harry Morgan died on Wednesday at age 96.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Hey, remember that whole 11-11-11 thing we did last month? That went well. So the new plan is to roll out 11 '11 lists' on the 11th of every month.
When I went searching for pictures of kids dressed up as "rock stars," (and I use the term loosely), I expected to find almost all Michael Jacksons and Madonnas.
Man Caught Shoplifting During Shop with a Cop
Around 50 police officers in full uniform were at a Walmart store in Waldorf, Maryland Saturday for a charity event in which they helped children select
Today's Free-for-all Friday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game can be solved with just a single letter of the alphabet.
Love and Amnesia. How do you explain your marriage to a spouse who doesn't remember you?
The 12 All-Time Ugliest Christmas Sweaters.
Prolific character actor Harry Morgan has left us after a brief bout with pneumonia.
It's time for another weekly installment of GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Think you can figure it out?
Now available in the mental_floss store: Hoodies!
If you watched The Office (the original), you know how everything ties up at the conclusion of the "documentary." But how many details can you remember?
Illustrator Kerry Callen has put together some wonderful gifs of classic comic book covers. My only problem with his post is that there are only four! More! More!
Dan Witz's amazing photo-realistic paintings feature mosh pits, liquor stores lit up on dark streets, hotel room interiors, and people staring at their cell phones.