Prairie dogs say hello with kisses.
LOUIS LANZANO/Landov The short answer: no.The long answer: Once upon a time, being presented with the key to the city served a real function.
Capital "I" image via ShutterstockSome languages capitalize several of their pronouns. Some don’t capitalize any of them.
?Reader @Procrustes tweeted at us to ask: “Why do scientists measure things like radioactive elements in half-life?
Sledding image via Shutterstock“Put a jacket on if you’re going out there, or you’ll catch a cold.”It’s a common refrain of grandmothers all over the world. Are they right, though?
The Little Slinky That Could... Walk On A Treadmill
Call me what you will, but there is something about this slinky walking on a treadmill that almost brought a tear to my eye.
© Bettmann/CORBISIn the 1930s, how would a middle-class Baltimore divorcee become romantically involved with the man who would be King of England? It always comes down to who you know.
I know I’m only about a decade late, but I recently, finally, watched the entire run of The Sopranos.
Smelling image via ShutterstockI’m perfectly suited to answer the Big Question that reader Katie posed the other day, because I have anosmia, which means I can’t smell. At all.
In this video, YouTube user nik282000 shows us what happens when lithium metal burns -- in slow motion.
Image credit: NASALet's start with the bad news: Remember that hole in the ozone layer that scientists discovered over the Antarctic in 1985?
Lightning image, which is kind of related to thunder, via ShutterstockWhile we use the term figuratively today, its original usage — by English playwright John Dennis in the early 1700s — was literal.
In today's world, more people probably play solitaire by clicking a mouse than by flipping cards, but today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is old-school.
The 10 Worst U.S. Cities for Traffic. Drivers lose a lot of time sitting in traffic jams, but it might be worth it in Honolulu.
Find out what happened to 70 finalists from American Idol.
Quicksand is a staple hazard of adventure movies, TV shows and video games.