Obsessive nose picking is called rhinotillexomania.
The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana bills itself as "One of America's Most Haunted Homes".
Welcome to the Brain Game, a five-days-a-week feature here on www.mentalfloss.com.
By adding one letter at a time (and rearranging the letters as necessary) to form new words, convert the word &quo
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
Van Gogh often added sketches or paintings to his letters, to illustrate what he wrote about.
With hundreds of local news broadcasts reporting live across the country each day, it's inevitable that there would be all manner of embarrassing flubs caught on tape.
I live just across the street from a cemetery, and this time of year it's certainly not hard to creep myself out a little bit when walking the dogs after work - especially in the evening when the
I live in Cleveland, which doesn't seem like a town where a bottle of water could go for $1,701.
The Heene family's Balloon Boy hoax is still lingering in the news this week. Will charges be filed? Is a reality show in the works? Do you really care? We're guessing you don't.
Did you enjoy the auto-tuned "Cosmos" song featuring Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking? If so, get ready for more science/music awesomeness.
I'm not sure whether this counts as a science video or just a "stupid human trick," but either way: did you know that baby shampoo lets you blow huge bubbles from your mouth?
Last year, while working on a book about Afghanistan and Pakistan, journalist David Rohde sought out a better understanding of the Taliban.
Ed. Note: Todays' guest blog star (and our good friend) Dr. Michael Reed knows hair care.
The San Francisco Bay Bridge has been going through a lot of construction lately as contractors are struggling to build a new, more earthquake-proof bridge.
So you think your mother-in-law is torturous? Or your boss with the lame sense of humor?
I ran across several places on the web that mentioned the Electronic Itch Stopper from HonTech Foundation for Medical Technology. It sounds like a fascinating new idea.