Flamingos are naturally white. Their diet of brine shrimp and algae turns them pink.
On February 5, 1945, with World War II in its last desperate months, a German train made its way to the city of Linz. Suddenly, Allied planes swooped in, dropping bombs and derailing it.
On Fridays, 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.
Gillian Anderson is much shorter than David Duchovny -- estimates of their actual heights vary, but there's roughly a 10" height difference there.
We may debate which country invented pizza, but there's no denying that it's one of the most popular foods found throughout the world.
Any kid that grew up in the 1980s is familiar with giant Japanese robots like Voltron and Transformers.
Famous Photo on Fake I.D.
Police in Recife, Brazil, arrested Ricardo Sergio Freire de Barros on charges of fraud after he tried to open a bank account using a fake identity.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday entry is trivia, but this question should warrant enough thought to qualify as a mental challenge. A hint? Okay...
Pickiness: The Secret Eating Disorder Nobody’s Talking About.
Welcome once again _flossers to the Thursday Late Movies. As always, it's GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.
This has been bothering some people for decades.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
Here are some reasons to celebrate this month, plus the once-in-a-lifetime chance to create your own holiday.
March 1st: National Peanut Butter Lover’s
As you and I sit here like dopes in front of our computers, a swarm of alpha nerds are basking in the Long Beach sun and enjoying TED2012.
I discovered the absolutely adorable needle feltings of Kit Lane via pokate.com and knew I had to post some of them here.
There are over a million described species of insects, and even more when you count the arthropod class they belong to -but more are being discovered every day.