The word "unfriend" appeared in print all the way back in 1659.
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Nichelle Nichols talks about breaking barriers in television.
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Mars has long fascinated people. One of the few objects in the night sky to show a visible color and the only one that wandered, it was a natural draw.
Matt Groening created "The Simpsons," and as we all know, Homer Simpson is the patriarch of the family. Well, Homer was the name of Matt's dad too...but he wasn't a doofus.
Some things are just purely human, it would appear.
A lot of people are afraid of snakes and the fear makes total sense, even if most snake bites aren't lethal. As it turns out, they can actually send you back in time.
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The other night, I watched a YouTube video featuring a woman standing on her bed, holding a cat upside down by its feet, then repeatedly dropping the cat onto the mattres
Chances are, if you live within radio frequency range of most any major city in the U.S. or Canada, you DO know Jack. But you probably don't know much about the man behind the voice of Jack...
Monday Monday, so good to me... Enjoy a new Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Nancy Brinker, founder of the Susan G.
Last month, Colin Perkins had the idea that we should live-tweet the Super Bowl, in the spirit of Pop Up Video.
"In honor of Kristen Bell’s now infamous 31st birthday sloth meltdown, here are 31 pictures of sloths chillin’." This link is dedicated to my sloth-loving friend David E.
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Peter Newell's work was very popular at the end of the 19th century, appearing in children's books like Topsys and Turvys, a collection of poems and images that can be viewed upside-down or
If the ceremonial coin toss before Sunday’s Super Bowl turns up heads, everyone enrolled in the Papa John’s customer loyalty program will win a free large one-topping pizza and a two-liter bottle of P