When dragonflies mate, their tails form a heart.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a Think Thursday challenge that brings back memories for me.
Eight people lived in Biosphere 2, a self-contained ecosystem, from 1991-1993 and lost a bunch of weight in what was supposed to be a healthy, if restricted, diet.
Tonight, prepare to be a little grossed out: videos of carnivorous plants eating stuff. Not for the faint of heart!
Scott Allen can't tell you who's going to win the World Series. But his 2010 self can tell you where the participants' names came from.
St. Louis Cardinals
In 1899, the St.
Ronald Reagan on Mount Rushmore? Absolutely, if Grover Norquist has his way.
As an Ohio resident, I can say that we have some really great things to offer tourists – beautiful lakes, wonderful cuisine, professional sports, world famous amusement parks, and even an upcoming men
"The official dogma ['of all Western societies'] runs like this: if we are interested in maximizing the welfare of our citizens, the way to do that is to maximize individual freedom.
Distortion guitar solo, check. Drums, check. Decent Robert Plant impersonation, check.
• First, some mythology: as one story goes, in 1883 a huge storm hit Atlantic City (this isn't the spurious part!) and flooded the boardwalk and the shops, including a whole stock of taffy.
Any conversation about bizarre sports injuries eventually turns to John Smoltz, who supposedly burned himself while trying to iron the shirt he was wearing in 1990.
Here's a brand new Word Ladder for today's Wednesday Wordplay segment at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Behold, a wheelchair that can be completely controlled just by facial muscles. This could mean movement, freedom, and so much more for paralysis victims.
Bricks of War.
Long before Tori Amos sang “Cornflake Girl,” she was Cornflake Girl.
Back in 1984, when Tori was just 21, she beat out Sarah Jessica Parker to star in ads for Kellogg’s Just Right, a breakfast cere
On this date in 1985, Americans were introduced to the Nintendo Entertainment System. And thank goodness!
Short version: prepare to have your mind blown by scientastic weirdness (also known as "quantum levitation").