The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
When you think land-speed records, you usually think Lamborghini or Ferrari.
Most criminals rob banks, steal cars, or maybe just take your wallet. But some crooks have gone for less conventional targets over the years.
I remember seeing videos of sky lanterns released during the Taiwan Lantern Festival and thinking how beautiful, how amazing, how dangerous!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
Last spring, a friend and I took a trip to Australia and Vanuatu.
What if William Shakespeare wrote The Big Lebowski? It would be just as funny, just a little more highbrow.
Happy New Year! And let's ring it in with some always spectacular photos from Boston.com's "Welcoming in 2010" (via
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
It's Elvis' 75th birthday! I'm sure he's out there celebrating somewhere with a Fool's Gold sandwich.
by Alisson Clark
Sure, they did their fair share of burning and looting. But who knew pirates were ahead of our Founding Fathers when it came to good
In a world where digital cameras can be cheaper than a fancy dinner, a lot of people take realistic art for granted.
In December, I came across The Last Living American Veteran of WWI, an interview with Frank Buckles, the eponymous veteran.
1. The $100 is the highest value bill in circulation in the United States.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.