Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
As astronauts train for space voyages, they use the Neutral Buoyancy Space Simulator, which is effectively a very large, very fancy swimming pool with a bunch of equipment in it.
Photo Credit: The National Archives
Yesterday, Scott Allen discussed "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"—an exhibit that explores how the Government has affected America’s food consumption.
Art of all kinds gives us pleasure, but when it is scaled down to miniscule sizes, it impresses us with the increased difficulty factor.
Tuesday Test Time has arrived here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
According to the 2010 Census, of the 100 U.S.
Forty years ago, the Stanford Prison Experiment shocked the academic world and led to new standards for ethics in psychology studies.
The New York Times Magazine posted an abstract illustration capturing stereotypes all over the world.
While many of us were busy celebrating the Fourth last week, an important milestone slipped by us: the birthday of the bikini.
There aren't a whole lot of people who could bounce back after supporting something as odious as New Coke, but if anyone could do it, it was Bill Cosby.
This week's theme is plus. We might be talking about plus sizes, we might be talking about addition - whatever it is, the word plus will come into play.
On July 4, award-winning chef Jose Andres opened a pop-up restaurant in Washington, DC.
In the aftermath of New York’s decision to approve gay marriage, news broke that Mayor Michael Bloomberg would officiate at the wedding of two of his office aides.
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Everybody loves robots.
On Saturday, South Sudan declared its independence, becoming the brand-spanking newest nation in the world.
Josh Hamilton recently claimed he doesn’t hit well during the day because he has blue eyes.