The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
Today, the fastest man ever turns 26 years old. Olympic hero Usain Bolt was born in Jamaica on this day in 1986.
by David Wanczyk
Novels, movies, cartoons, tattoos ... everything is better on the second
Please Don’t Swear to God.
Wilt Chamberlain was born on this date in 1936. Let's check his math on his most famous
At some point in the last few thousand years, someone in India or Southeast Asia decided to try catching one of the wild fowl than ran through the jungles and roosted up in the trees.
Over the years, you've been subjected treated to tales from my garden. We've had posts about tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, pumpkins (actually two about pumpkins), and corn.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge provides the scrambled names of three hit motion pictures. Unscramble the anagrams to find the names of the movies.
Pioneer comedian Phyllis Diller died yesterday at age 95.
Argentinian publishing house Eterna Cadencia wants to make sure new authors' first books don't just sit on the shelf, so they're forcing readers to get through their newest anthology, c
Facebook celebrated 8 years this February, and in that time it has become a household name. As with any cultural phenomenon, it's the subject of songs and parodies.
Shark Week might be over, but the truly horrific creatures in the bottom of the sea don't need a week of TV to remind people how scary they are.
With such massively deep and large oceans sprea
If you’re looking for an excuse to host an impromptu Monday get-together, why not throw a birthday bash for America's last bearded president? Today happens to be Benjamin Harrison’s 179th.
There’s a reason it’s called Death Valley.
The Good, the Bad, and the Jedi
Star Wars posters are given a spaghetti western twist.
Jon Daly = John Daly
The hilarious comedian Jon Daly is slowly morphing into famous golfer/gambler/part
The media is often criticized for showing violent and disturbing imagery.