Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
It was a mere 79 years ago that we discovered Pluto and embraced it as one of our nine planets. "Pluto!" we said. "We love you!
So this is nerdy. Here's a video from 1985 in which Andy Warhol digitally paints over a photo of Debbie Harry, at an Amiga computer launch.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste. Only you can prevent forest fires. Take a bite out of crime. What do these slogans have in common?
On Monday, buildings throughout Manhattan's financial district were evacuated, emergency responders were inundated with panicked phone calls, and one pregnant woman had to go to the hospital afte
When I was just ten months old, my father was killed in an accident.
When longtime Republican senator Arlen Spector announced earlier this week that he was ditching the GOP to become a Democrat, the news set Washington atwitter.
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12 foods that should be stocked in every healthy kitchen. Please read this while I have some more bacon.
Do you remember Count Chocula and Frankenberry's lesser-known relatives?
Sandy and Kara originally posted The Quarter Backs Quiz on July 2, 2007. The quiz has been taken more than 1.16 million times, from nursing homes to middle schools.
I like hot stuff, to a certain extent. I can't tell you what my tolerance on the Scoville scale is or anything, but I'm usually down with some spice.
I've been enjoying Schott's Vocab, a new blog from the New York Times. It's about words and word usement (sorry, LA Story reference).
As panic mounts over the increasing number of swine flu cases, it looks like the world is ending, with a sniffle and sneeze.
I've focused on a few other photographers here on the blog, including Troy Paiva and his amazing night photography, and Garry Winogrand's legendary street work.
When I'm not blogging for mental_floss, I can usually be found wearing bright orange rubber pants and gutting, cutting and selling fish at the local Whole Foods.