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Everyone on Earth Could Live in a Single Building—In Theory

Shaunacy Ferro

It would need to be 4400 feet tall, though.

The Romantic Reason Ulysses S. Grant Didn’t Want His Wife to Get Cosmetic Surgery

Nick Greene

When her husband was elected president, Julia Grant considered having cosmetic surgery—but Ulysses urged her not to. Here's why.

5 Times Scientists Played Animal Matchmakers

Kate Horowitz

Sometimes Cupid needs a little push.

Robert Smalls: The Slave Who Stole a Confederate Warship and Became a Congressman

Lucas Reilly

To save his family, Robert Smalls had to do something drastic. His bravery made him a folk hero.

Can You Spot the Heart Among These Snails?

Jennifer M Wood

Focus your eyes ...

New Zealand KFC Hands Out Valentine's Day Bouquets of Fried Chicken

Kirstin Fawcett

Because nothing says “I love you” like a bouquet of chicken.

Time of Day and Age May Influence Coffee's Impact on Memory

Jordan Rosenfeld

What's your "non-optimal time"? That's when coffee may give you the biggest boost.

12 Things You Might Not Know About Organ Donation

Jeff Wells

Only three in 1000 deaths are eligible for organ donation, though nearly 120,000 people are currently on transplant waiting lists.

The Strange Life and Mysterious Death of Kim Jong-nam, Kim Jong-un's Brother

David W Brown

The quirky fan of Disneyland fell ill at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and died suddenly on Monday.

13 Habits You Should Steal From Successful Business Figures

Shaunacy Ferro

Take some inspiration from famous figures from Ben Franklin to Elon Musk.

Judge Rules That the Snuggie Is a Blanket, Not a Garment

Kirstin Fawcett

An age-old debate has been settled.

7 Songs That Aren't Quite as Romantic as They Sound

Mental Floss UK

A quick reminder to listen to the lyrics before choosing "your song."

How Does Wireless Charging Work—And Is It Safe?

Mental Floss UK

A century-old bit of technology may solve our charging woes.

Starbucks is Bringing Ice Cream to More Than 100 Locations in the U.S.

Michele Debczak

You'll soon be able to order a scoop of ice cream to cool down your coffee.