In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Tonight, the popular TV series Two and a Half Men will deal with the death of the show's lead character, Charlie Harper, played by Charlie Sheen (as if you didn't know).
The notorious but
As promised, today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game is comprised of 100% Monday Math Square.
Molecular biologists spent ten years trying to figure out the structure of the rhesus monkey retroviral protease enzyme. A group of gamers playing Foldit figured it out in less than ten days.
For someone who doesn't like to cook (and who rarely cooks), I sure own a lot of cookbooks; I love seeing all the different foods that can be made.
First off: check out these unbelievable photos of some vintage daredevils doing the craziest of stunts.
For those interested in the rise (and fall?) of the American newspaper, plus the question &q
In June of 1956, a 15-year-old named John Lennon started the band that was to eventually develop into "The Beatles." In August of 1962, Richard "Ringo Starr" Starkey officially joi
From the Department of "Did You Know?" Hummingbirds sing with their tails.
The Smithsonian tells the story of the Viking Saga, complete with maps! and flash!
While the author of the Book of Proverbs remains uncertain (most likely, King Solomon wrote it), its intent is not.
Electronic miniaturization means we have really small digital video cameras now, and people attach them to all kinds of things to get a POV (point of view) sequence.
"The English coffee house was crucial to the development and spread of ... The Englightenment, ...
This week we're running a series of posts by Matt Soniak about Abraham Lincoln's foray into forensic meteorology.