At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
Here are six legendary animals that lived a lot longer than most pets.
• It takes four maple trees that are at least 40 years old over six weeks to produce 35 to 40 gallons of maple sap, which equates to one gallon of maple syrup (which sells for about $50).
• So what
He takes "wash me" to a whole new level.
In this eleven-minute animation, psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist explains how our notion of the hemispheres of the brain being ultra-separate is a drastic oversimplification, and has had consequences fo
Here's a new Wednesday Wordplay puzzle for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
And the nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards are...
Everyone's favorite board games get a whole lot more fun when they're super-sized.
Twenty-eight years ago, the recently departed Steve Jobs unveiled the first Macintosh computer.
Today a nice gentleman dropped off this spiffy new printer/copier. What it needs is a name. Leave a comment with a name suggestion and we'll pick our favorite on Thursday.
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As Juliet bemoans the grudge her family has against Romeo's based on their names, she says, "What's in a name?
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After weathering several weeks of pressure from his Republican rivals, Mitt Romney released his tax returns early this morning, revealing that he made $45 million over 2010 a
Allison Hoffman crochets amazing, miniature replicas of celebs and common folk alike and writes about them on her blog, CraftyisCool.
For quite some time now, we've known that UFOs tend to whisk away people and return them to Earth with amazing stories. But there are plenty of stories of aliens abducting cows.
In this RSA Animate presentation, economist Jeremy Rifkin discusses emerging research on empathy. It's a fast-paced, smart talk -- and it deals with the core question what is empathy?
A world map or globe might help you solve today's Tuesday Test Time challenge, but it'll still take some looking around to gather all five answers for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game