Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Have you heard of the old belief that babies who are born in the caul (the amniotic sac) will grow up to be super-geniuses or otherwise destined for greatness?
A year ago I collected 6 Re-Edited "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" Trailers. In these trailers, fans took footage from the film to reimagine it in insanely different ways.
I recently finished reading The Chris Farley Show "“ a biography of the late, great comedy star.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.
Octopus Receives World Cup for Predictions
A two-year-old octopus named Paul received worldwide acclaim for predicting the winner of the World Cup tournament.
Thanks for playing the Friday Brain Game. Good luck!
What's the next number in this sequence?
7, 25, 43, 61, 115, ?
Here is the SOLUTION.
The Ivory Coast is the world's top cocoa bean-producing country.
Whatever happened to the box-office bomb?
Tonight for the Late Movies, here are a series of mashups taking a collection of clips and giving them a fresh perspective.
In this clip we see scenes from The Simpsons set to a trailer for For
Note: A couple friends of mental_floss worked on this, and they're excited to crank out more fun infographics on various topics.
We reach for them when we need a sugar fix, but how well do we know the stories behind our favorite ice creams, cookies, and snack cakes?
Blu is the pseudonym of an anonymous Italian graffiti artist. He creates extensive stop-motion animation videos using graffiti, often in public places.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a
We all know the big cats: lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, and cougar. You are probably also familiar with some smaller wildcats such as the lynx, ocelot, and bobcat.
You don't have to be Team Edward to know there's a serious vampire craze sweeping the world right now.