Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
Dorothy Peterson is more than a grandmother in her 80s; she's a cold-blooded table-tennis assassin. And she's got the trophy case to prove it.
Here's a beautiful short film demonstrating mathematical principles as they appear in nature: Nature by Numbers.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
When older Americans retire, they can look forward to Social Security checks.
The Best Movies Never Made.
Left to Right: Mrs Franklin D. Roosevelt; King George VI of England; Mrs.
From great links-contributor Jan, experience the majesty and wonder of China's Rainbow-Colored Fields, and the story behind this anomaly.
The good stuff's usually on the back.
So what do you do with those little bread tags? Do you wish there was another purpose for them besides trash? Turns out, there can be!
John Philip Sousa wrote the tune we know as Stars and Stripes Forever on Christmas Day in 1896, according to his autobiography.
Solve the following puzzle and you may win your pick of anything you want from the neatoshop (valued under $25). Again, we'll leave the contest open until midnight PT. Ready? Set.
A few months ago, Jason and I started a new Monday-Thursday newsletter called Watercooler Ammo. Here's some of the stuff that was left on the cutting room floor.
There's nothing quite like a road trip. You pack your bag, empty the change jar for gas money, grab a map (or not), and hit the highway, seeking adventure around every turn.
A meditative way to spend your Friday: video of lightning striking buildings in Chicago. The same brief clip is shown at progressively slower speeds, climaxing in an impressive triple strike.