France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
1. Dodgeball: America's Twist On
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.
Saturday may be for small businesses, but Black Friday is all about the big box stores.
Dee said she’d made her “legendary chocolate biscuit cake so many times now that the ingredients could make it by themselves.” Watch them do just that in this cute stop-motion animation.
Happy, happy, happy Thanksgiving! As always, tonight for the Late Movies, we're playing GUESS THE THEME.
Danielle Spencer, Australian pop singer, actress, wife of Russell Crowe, hosted a turkey-shaped Jell-O mold competition recently. Here are some of our favorite entries.
For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a very consistent holiday.
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Why Thanksgiving is the Best Holiday of the Year. (via Bits and Pieces)
5 Thanksgiving Disasters You're Probably Not Prepared For.
As your family gathers around the piano tomorrow to sing all of your favorite Thanksgiving songs (you know, like Adam Sandler’s “The Thanksgiving Song” and… “The Thanksgiving Song” remix…) don’t forge
Exactly 11 months after launching our Tumblr blog, we hit the magic 20,000 follower mark yesterday. Congrats to the Tumblr team for all their hard work!
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So far, it seems that airport delays and other inconveniences have been minimal today, a good sign for millions of Thanksgiving travelers.
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This Friday, 152 million people—that’s half the population of the United States—will flock to shopping malls, big box stores, online merchants and r
Research editor and mentalfloss.com regular Kara Kovalchik will be on Talk of the Nation this afternoon to discuss her recent story 11 Sounds Your Kids Have Probably Never Heard. Tune in!
Tattoos have been in and out of fashion for thousands of years.