Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
Whether or not you celebrate Christmas or enjoy the acoustical stylings of Carly Rae Jepsen, I think we can all agree on one thing: Thank goodness we don't live across the street from any of thes
Not much about life in the trenches of World War I is very festive.
Thomas Nast began drawing Santa as early as 1863.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
MC Frontalot’s toilet paper factory rap (wrap?) created for Sesame Street taught me many things I did not know and always wondered ...
In this Maker Faire talk from 2010, Adam Savage explains how he went from being a billiards player to a prop-maker to a special effects master, and ultimately a MythBuster (among much else).
Call it a literary mystery - nearly 190 years after "A Visit from St. Nicholas" was published in New York's Troy Sentinel, we still don't know who really wrote the classic
Tonight (Saturday, December 22) at 9:00pm ET/PT on Discovery, take a look back at the Frozen Planet documentary, coproduced with the BBC.
This is the Most Easily Scared Man in the World. He has such a positive attitude about it!
By Glen Gower,
The apocalypse, for some reason, was supposed to happen today. Just because a calendar ran out?
The holiday travel season is upon us!
Diagnosing the Ailments of the Wet Bandits
A real doctor gives their medical opinion on the injuries sustained by Marv and Harry in Home Alone.
Kelsie Frick Is Indeed As She Describes
Board games are a time-honored tradition for kids of all generations to enjoy, and parents depend on them to keep their young ones in check for at least a few minutes at a time.
In Yellowstone, the rim of a supervolcano caldera is visible in the distance. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.