Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
Artist Adam Beane uses his big talent on a small scale. He makes action-figure sized creations of real-life people.
Dyson calls it an "air multiplier", but everywhere you see this, it's called a bladeless fan. A fan with no blades? Where does the air come from?
It's been a while (not long enough for some) since we've done a Really, Really Bad Rebus for the Brain Game, so enjoy this one.
It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro
Ze Frank tells the history of Afghanistan in three minutes. Just an overview, but more than most Americans know about a country we're fighting in.
The Top Ten Internet Rules and Laws.
Like live music? Of course you do. Know where to listen to thousands of legal concerts for free?
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?
"Feel Art Again" has gotten a little off schedule due to the plethora of information available about Ernie Barnes and Maurice Sendak.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
A sundry of spooky links this week: we begin with the curious case of Mary Roff and Lurancy Vennum. From Merinda, "Short version is ... Mary Roff was crazy and died.
The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league's launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season.
Improv Everywhere is a collection of artists who stage scenes in public places.
Most of us are pretty familiar with carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating, but there are plenty of other Halloween traditions out there.