The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”).
Here's a new Short Spell challenge for Wednesday Wordplay here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled.
Twelve years after the fact, two families found out that their babies were switched at birth. This turns out to happen relatively often in Russia.
The Lost Masterpiece.
I survived 13 years of Catholic relatively unscathed—I never had a nun hit me with a ruler (though I did have one tell me to leave for the Holy Spirit at a school dance).
PBS has been running a "Like" Drive on Facebook, and releasing some classic content online as rewards for reaching milestones.
Today is the 25th anniversary of Mookie Wilson's routine ground ball going through Bill Buckner's legs, forcing a Game Seven that the New York Mets would also win.
The idea of a person turning into a dangerous animal has been part of folklore ever since folklore was invented.
Artist Ray Villafane might very well be the most talented pumpkin carver in the nation. Check out the 12 images and one video and let us know which you like best in the comments below.
Thanks for taking today's Tuesday Test Time challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Don thinking caps, and...
Jon Bon Jovi has opened a restaurant without fixed prices.
You’re familiar with the scenario from your favorite horror movies: when a family moves into a house inconveniently built on top of a graveyard, ghostly shenanigans and otherworldly horrors ensue.
With only a week left until Halloween, the window for prime horror movie season is closing.
With the campaign for the Republican nomination in full swing, candidates are beginning to rally their bases, retool their talking points and (cue the intro music, please!) select their campaign songs
For today's retro-techo-nostalgiariffic lovefest, I happened across an old Sesame Street video of Cookie Monster learning about computers from Prairie Dawn.