Michael J. Fox’s middle name is Andrew.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Last Christmas, I received a curious gift: a tiny bag of white crystals labeled Fake Snow. "Just add water," it said. So I did.
Libraries are quiet places visited by children and literary-minded people and sometimes the occasional mouse. That makes them wonderful places for cats to hang out.
Can you come up with the five countries that will solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge?
99 Food Holidays To Celebrate This Summer.
Bicycles are a great way to get around, but for some people, the standard design could use a little improvement.
If you don't know Merlin Mann, you're in for a treat.
The Perfect Office Chair Is Out There
Right? It must be. Here’s why we haven’t found it.
How Do You Get Robots To Dance In Unison to the Song Thriller?
One word: Bacteria.
When we think of human evolution, our minds wander back to the thousands of years it took natural selection to produce the modern-day man. But are we still changing as a species, even today?
• The cashew is a very unusual nut.
Pluto's demotion from "planet" status to "lame Kuiper Belt resident" ahem "dwarf planet"/"planetoid" continues to be the subject of deep nerd rage.
Between the itching and the welts and the fears of West Nile, it's easy to forget that mosquitoes are a wonder of evolution, and maybe they don't really get a fair shake from us.
You already know that bananas turn brown when they're bruised, so the concept of banana art being made with nothing more than a push pin makes sense.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game asks you to choose between five commonly-misspelled words that end with the letters "ENT." Four are spelled correc
Prom 2012: Expectations Vs. Reality. From the experience of a blogger who went to her own senior prom recently.
Google Thinks You’re Stupid—and Works to Keep You in the Dark.