Taco Bell is named for its founder, Glen Bell.
Anyone who saw last year’s riveting Oscar-nominated documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop (available to watch instantly through Netflix) will want to check out the Huffington Post Arts article on the
Good morning! Here's a brand new Think Thursday challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The 7 most newsworthy dogs of 2011. That's a good dog, every one of them.
The best (or at least most memorable) mug shots of 2011.
Elvis Presley was known for his generosity, but he didn’t just stop at free show tickets or 500% tips at restaurants.
If you forgot about someone this holiday season and you're scrambling for a belated present, there are always gift-of-the-month clubs.
• Walnuts may have originated in Persia, but they were used and discussed at length by the Greeks and Romans (particularly by Pliny the Elder).
David J. Peterson is one of many conlangers: people who invent languages.
No Christmas vacations at the Google HQ this year, it seems. They've just released a major product called Slam, which pits two random videos against each other.
Most democratic governments claim to be representatives of their citizens, but few would be so bold as to let a random citizen speak out on behalf of the government.
© Louis Lopez/NewSport/Corbis
Denver quarterback Tim Tebow's pastor reportedly said the reason for the Broncos' success in 2011 wasn't luck or teamwork.
Here's a word ladder puzzle for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
2012 Economic Outlook: Why Things Are Better Than We Think.
In the above video, Darren Garnick's son Ari asks the GOP presidential candidates which Superhero they'd be if they could pick! The answers are real and very interesting.
Kelv-Helmz is short for the Kelvin–Helmholtz instability (after Lord Kelvin and Hermann von Helmholtz). These tremendous cloud formations are the result of shearing winds up at the cloud level.
See if you can correctly answer today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.