J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
In this riveting TED talk, Shea Hembrey details the work of artists whose creations are located all along the spectrum of visual arts, from painting to film to large-scale installations.
Animals who steal are referred to as kleptomaniacs, or in the case of cats, "cat burglars," but they most likely just think of themselves as collectors -they find something they like and tak
Back on May 11, our Presidential Middle Names quiz gave you 10 minutes for you to come up with all the presidents' middle names.
In 1956, Ed Sullivan broadcast the animated film A Short Vision on his prime time variety show.
Never fear, zombiephobes: actual zombie emergency plans are popping up across the world.
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I've never been a lip balm user.
Sometimes, people just need a little added incentive. Here are 10 technology-related prizes that helped move us forward.
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When I was a kid, my uncle had an old CB radio in his kitchen, and some nights we'd sit around listening to the police and fire bands, just to "see what was going on" around town.
Whether because of a dispute with the studio or just a plethora of unused material, a director often feels the need to re-release a classic (or not-so-classic) film.
The three Ms for today are mental_floss, Monday, and Math Square. Enjoy!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is currently working with a team to place a 10,000-year clock within a remote Texas mountain.
The responsibility of research: the dual use dilemma. That's the possibility that your greatest accomplishment could eventually be used for nefarious purposes.
Please play the following video with your eyes closed and try to imagine what kind of city scene is occurring amidst the noise:
Now, go ahead and watch the actual video, keeping in mind that it