The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
While researching this post, I came across a quote from Justin Townes Earle that I just loved.
Earlier this year, Bill DeMain introduced us to 15 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. Now that you've integrated those into your vocabulary, here are 14
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If you wanted to be a bank robber on Yap, you’d need a forklift and a crane, along with an 18-wheeler to make your getaway.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
It's like something out of that Alanis song:
An old man turned ninety-eight, He won the lottery and died the next day
Dr. Ralph M.
NPR brings us "Wanna Live Forever? Become A Noun" -- a song about eponyms.
Did you know The Beatles made a TV movie?
Zombies make their appearances here and there all through the year, but you will see more of them this month.
It's Tuesday Test Time here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
Ben and Cal are both excellent 10-pin bowlers, but have a little trouble in the first and last throw of each game.
The TV series Arrested Development will be resurrected for nine or ten new episodes before the movie is released.
Before you sit down and watch all 115 episodes, see how well you remember the up-and-comers who appeared on the show in minor roles.
About a week ago, a guy named Jamin proposed to his girlfriend Valerie at Downtown Disney with a Marvels Dance Company flash mob.
If you’ve followed mental_floss for long enough, you've probably seen Miss Cellania’s articles about geeky theme weddings.
Sugata Mitra's TED Talk starts with these words: "There are places on Earth, in every country, where, for various reasons, good schools cannot be built and good teachers cannot or do not wa
© RHONA WISE/epa/CorbisOn August 29, former Phillie and current Florida Marlins infielder Greg Dobbs hit a kid in the face with a line drive foul ball while playing the Mets at Citi Field.The 12-year-