John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
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.
Americans are fascinated by prohibition, as evidenced by the success of shows like Boardwalk Empire and the many movies based on Al Capone.
Farmer on Tractor Crushes Seven Police Vehicles
Vermont farmer Roger Pion was apparently angry at the local police for his recent arrest on marijuana possession and resisting arrest.
After Olympic divers blow your mind by beautifully twisting and turning through a three-story fall, they usually crawl out of the pool and head for the hot tub.
It depends on the device and the type of touchscreen you’re using. There are two different kinds used in most consumer
Meet Debbie. She's the focus of today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Forbes' annual list of top colleges ranks Princeton as the number one school.
You may be familiar with vintage LOL cats that actually required posing animals in human clothing and props, but you might not know just how ancient faked photographs are.
You may have first noticed the markings on the synchronized swimmers' backs. Or cascading down a beach volleyball player's chiseled abs. Birthmarks? Accessories?
Welcome back _flossers to the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Eli Manning On
Olympics + Math = Great
Love the Olympics? Yes, you do. Love arithmetic? Like I even have to ask. Well, even if you hate them both, you’ll enjoy watching this mashup.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Are you tired of the Olympics already? Are you tired of U.S. presidential election news? Are you bogged down with back-to-school preparations? Then maybe you need some lighthearted distraction!
James Cameron narrates this documentary on the classic film 2001. It includes archival footage of the late Arthur C.
Editor's Note: This is the fourth installment of Bill DeMain's new(ish) column, where he explores the real historical events that inspired various songs.