The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
Great links to start a great week!
The Haribo gummy bears were right on trend in the 1920s.
The drawings were discovered in a chest of drawers after being lost for 70 years.
The world's most famous markswoman shoots at glass balls with characteristic stellar shots.
It's still in its original setting, and as huge as ever.
The perilous migration has been called one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of Africa"
How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.
In some places, death is a crime. Alas, no one has figured out a suitable punishment just yet.
Employers think shorter days will lead to improved productivity and morale.
Don't you wish you went to school in one of these multi-hued, modernist paradises?
All the message we've sent into space, from plaques to the golden record(s).
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.