The word "unfriend" appeared in print all the way back in 1659.
Hacking is not just a crime of the computer age - apparently Morse Code machines can be hacked, too, according to Dot-dash-diss: The gentleman hacker's 1903 lulz.
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Don’t live anywhere near New York City, but still desperate to see something - anything - drop during a countdown to 2012 on New Year’s Eve?
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Every week, I comb the internet to bring you strange news stories that you might not otherwise see, and it's been quite an experience.
by Jennifer Drapkin, Kevin O'Donnell and Ky Henderson
They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts.
We'll wrap up the old year with a "chestnut" teaser for today's Friday Free-for-all challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
A Salute to the Weird World Records Set in 2011.
December 26th wasn't just Boxing Day; it also marked the first day of the pan-African holiday celebrating African culture known as Kwanzaa.
Evening _flossers! It's once again time for the game that's sweeping the nation — GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
Musician, artist, and "edutainer" Tom Kaufmann makes unique instruments called lithophones, which are similar to xylophones, but created from various stones.
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).