Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
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.
According to a statistic cited in the book The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, approximately 4% of business leaders fit the definition of a psychopath.
Want to see every Chewbacca appearance in the original Star Wars trilogy? Of course you do; you've got nothing better to do today.
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Space mission footage can look a little dull and, well, scientific sometimes, but filmmaker Chris Abbas managed to imbue images captured by the Cassini mission
Man Shoots Store Over Crawfish
Larry Wayne Kelly of Ensley, Florida, found he could not buy crawfish from a seafood market on Sunday evening because they were out of stock.
The end of the workweek arrived none too soon, but lo and behold, it's Free-for-all Friday once again at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The Mystery of the Canadian Whiskey Fungus. This detective story will keep you at the edge of your seat, even as you keep reminding yourself that it's about fungus.
Adam Ruben, PhD.
Who doesn’t love Air Jordans? They’re favorites of everyone from basketball players to the fashion conscious.
Long before it was popular to do so, Debbie Reynolds collected Hollywood memorabilia.
If you're watching the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee and want to play along at home, here are a few spelling quizzes we've run over the
It's Thursday night and it's once again time to test your knowledge! The clips below have a common theme. Can you guess it? Leave your answers in the comments.
In this four-minute video clip, the late author Kurt Vonnegut shows us his "story shapes" -- simple graphs of plots along two axes.
It is believed that a journal entry made by Massachusetts Bay Colony governor John Winthrop on July 5, 1643, is the first recorded sighting of a tornado in what would become the United States.
During World War II, it seems that the Allies were willing to experiment with just about anything that could potentially help them win the war. Including a stink bomb.
If you’ve seen The Big Lebowski, you know that The Dude laments all throughout the movie the loss of an area rug that “really tied the room together.”
For the currently running Quentin vs.