Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
Diane Benscoter devoted five years of her life to being a Moonie, a follower of Sun Myung Moon.
The next time your baby seems to find an endless source of energy for a tantrum, you can only blame yourself. After all, you might be feeding the little tyke rocket fuel.
We've all had strange dreams: as a kid I was not in the least frightened by the Count Chocula character while awake, but I suffered through many a nightmare about him, his fangs dripping chocolat
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Believe it or not, there was a time when you went down to the dime store (yes, there were such things) or drug store and bought greeting cards to send to friends and family for special occasions.
First, examine the equation below.
Obviously, this equation is false.
What if the internet were a musical?
After the Beatles, Radiohead may one day rank as the most-covered band of all time.
If you enjoyed the TED Talk I pointed to last week, How Brain Damage Reveals Brain Function, I have a treat for you. Here's a ninety-minute lecture by the same speaker (V.S.
On June 30, 1859, a French acrobat added something new to the already-dangerous trend of performing crazy stunts at Niagara Falls: he crossed its gorge on a tightrope.
When Yankees closer Mariano Rivera came up to bat against the Mets last night, even the legendary reliever's teammates were smiling and snickering.
Maybe it's the apocalyptic mood everyone seems to be in lately -- just look at how many of this summer's blockbusters feature the End of Everything -- or North Korea's increasingly bell
A back issue of mental_floss magazine is featured (or at least visible) in a movie in theaters now. Did you see it? Want to try your hand at guessing?
Last year, Kara Kovalchik wrote about Infomercial Superstars (and Where They Came From). Here's her section on Billy Mays, who will be missed:
Billy Mays Cleans Up His
The Paragolfer is a motorized wheelchair that assists a paraplegic to stand up and play golf. It was developed with the input of paralyzed golfers.