The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
A small can of uranium ore goes for $34.95 on Amazon.
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Say hello to our new spokesbaby, Lydia Louise Conradt! You can see what other baby paraphernalia she's endorsing in the kids section of the mental_floss
Hanging out at the water park is a great way to beat the heat as the summer's temperatures rise, but take a lesson from the folks in these videos: It's not always as easy at it looks.
Since Tina Fey's 1995 commercial for Mutual Savings Bank has recently surfaced, I thought it would be a good time to revisit a few other commercials celebrities made before they were big names.
Graboids are the fictional creatures featured in the movie Tremors (and its many sequels).
The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors, but how well can you put them in a straight line?
1 out of 255 women and 1 out of 12 men have some form of color vision deficiency.
We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.
Most medicines and over-the-counter products have names that sound like unintelligible strings of chemical jargon, or sound like they were born in a focus group.
If an object can produce a tone, someone somewhere will make a musical instrument out of it.
The advent of tablet computers like the iPad is opening up all sorts of new possibilities for the way multimedia content is consumed.
Can you make the word DISAPPEAR disappear by removing one letter and rearranging the others to form new English words in each step below?
There are few things sweeter than a sleeping baby, but Adele Enersen has managed to make her little one's naps even more precious by creating stunning artworks incorporating her fantasies of her
I can usually count on VBS.tv for videos about prostitution in Liberia, sewer-dwellers in Bogota and mutants in Chernobyl.
Many of the scientists who left ScienceBlogs are now gathered at a new blogging collective called Scientopia.
Paper is thrown 29.6% of the time in Rock, Paper, Scissors, making it the most unlikely option.