13 Hitchcock Films That Were Never Made

Ethan Trex

Even legendary directors like Alfred Hitchcock don't always get their way.

Brain Game: Big Shoes to Fill

The same two-letter sequence can be added to the end of each of the following letters to form nine different three-letter English words. Identify the letters.

Morning Cup of Links: Super Bowl Weekend

Miss Cellania

Land reform in Africa may be the key to solving the continent's other problems.

Office Hours Extended!

Jason English

By popular demand—and by "popular demand," I mean "one guy who asked politely"—we'll hold Office Hours again on

The Late Movies: Michael Jackson Covers

Mark Arminio

Tonight for the Late Movies, enjoy an assortment of clips featuring Michael Jackson songs.

Neil deGrasse Tyson "Not the Boss of the Solar System," Says News Industry

Chris Higgins

I'll be writing about The Pluto Files, a NOVA program coming in March, over the next couple of weeks.

The Quick 10: 10 Book Burnings

Stacy Conradt

This weekend, sadly, marks the anniversary of the bonfire of the vanities.

That's Not Art

Chris Higgins

Want to have a laugh?

Camouflaging An Airplane Factory

Ransom Riggs

The Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank was considered vulnerable to Japanese bombers.

mental_floss in the news

Jason English

There's a nice article today about mental_floss and our Ohio retail store on and in The Chagrin Solon Sun. Toby and Melanie Maloney (pictured), who head up our business developme

Holy of Holies: The Tribuna of the Uffizi

Andréa Fernandes

Today's "Feel Art Again" is a double-header.

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Matt Soniak

When you look up at the night sky, almost every star appears to fluctuate rapidly in brightness, or blink in and out, or shift positions slightly.

Creating Magic: Johann Zoffany

Andréa Fernandes

Today's "Feel Art Again" is a double-header.

Heart Shaped Meals for Valentines Day

Miss Cellania

We set a day aside for sweethearts to express their love for each other, which sometimes devolves into a "how much will you spend on me?" test. Don't fall into that trap!

Phoebe Snetsinger: Birder Extraordinaire

David K. Israel

Only two bird watchers in history have ever seen more than 8,000 of the approximately 9,600 species of birds found on our planet. Phoebe Snetsinger, of Missouri, was one of the two.