The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Take the Real Simple Everyday Ethics Quiz, a small test of moral principles that can trip you up, and see what ethicist Jeffrey L. Seglin says about 10 ordinary dilemmas.
The Beach Boys recorded "Wouldn't It Be Nice" as the opening track on their landmark album "Pet Sounds." It's my favorite Beach Boys song, but I never knew how insanely
Generally speaking, you can look at a creature and tell if it is closely related to another animal. Wolves and dogs look alike and so do kangaroos and wallabies.
That eternal elevator conversation fodder, weather talk: Is there a way to make it interesting?
Water parks cost a pretty penny, especially if you have a lot of people who want to have some fun in the water.
There’s a whole world of chip flavors out there that most of us have never even imagined. Here are some of the most interesting.
Arsonist or Scientist
Those seem to be the two most likely outcomes that can come from a child being allowed to play around with gunpowder. Luckily for Dr. Paul Plotz he ended up as the latter.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.
Many of those beloved “ethnic foods” Americans crave so much—Mexican, Chinese, Italian—were actually invented or popularized in the good old USA.
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As the election season kicks into gear and all that negative rhetoric hits the airwaves, it's worth remembering that politics isn't always so nasty.
Arrested for Drunk Driving a Wheelchair
Raymound Kulma of Utica, Michigan, was pulled over by police while cruising in a motorized wheelchair.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge winds up, and here's the pitch:
June likes Major League Baseball, but she only roots for certain teams.
A group of teenagers went out to the desert where they were filming Return of the Jedi and shot some film footage of what they saw.
Welcome back to the game that never ends _flossers: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
Installment #20: Of all the new weapons systems coming on line in the years leading up to the Great War, the newest – and most open-ended – was the airplane.