Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
These Are Their Stories. Different artists were invited to illustrate one-line episode summaries of the TV series Law and Order, in whatever manner they see fit.
-40 degrees Fahrenheit and -40 degrees Celsius are the same temperature.
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We recently published our 50th issue. In honor of our little milestone, here are 50 fun facts we've picked up over the years.
One of the best things about summer has to be fruit, most particularly, the watermelon.
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I've lived in Los Angeles for five years. I've also been writing for mental_floss for five years. Somehow it took five years to spot my first _flosser on the streets!
It's a tough job market out there, especially if you majored in Classics (hey, steady now...), so maybe it's time to consider one of these 9 Undesirable Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well (all
We can zoom in and we can zoom out, but we can't zoom infinitely because these are videos instead of loops. But you can get the idea with a few minutes of each.
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.
I'm going to see a Beatles tribute band tonight. I know; it will never come close to the real thing, but it's probably as close as I'm going to get.
Ian Fleming is best known for his terrific series of twelve novels and two short story collections detailing the adventures of British spy James Bond, and he also wrote the children's classic Chi
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It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
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