Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company was officially incorporated in New York on this date in 1912.
From Wikimedia Commons: Picture of the Pitch Drop Experiment from University of Queensland featuring the current (2007) custodian, John Mainstone (picture taken in 1990), two years into the life of th
(This post was originally published on September 20th, 2011.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Games challenge is a brand-new Monday Math Square.
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Today LIFE.com is featuring previously unpublished photos of Hitler's Bunker and the ruins of Berlin.
Anchorman director Adam McKay wants to rem
San Francisco photographer Sharon Beals is here to remind us just how beautiful birds' homes can be.
This past week I spent some quality time in the children's section of the Wayne Public Library.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
io9 posted this great creepy article about an incredibly dangerous water slide that combines an astounding amount of phobias.
The Los Angeles Riots began on April 29, 1992, after officers in the Rodney King case were acquitted of almost all charges.
Let’s say that the conspiracy theorists are right...
From @b_wildered on Twitter (follow him for all kinds of bizarre and often hilarious things, although this one is quite haunting and beautiful): all the Earth’s traffic — road, air, and ship - are fea
The world has been out to get lefties for thousands of years.
Just because you are singing barbershop quartet-style doesn't mean you have do "Sweet Adeline." Pop music, rock music, and modern tunes will do nicely.
Sweet Child o' Mine
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.