Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
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When America was being divvied up, surveyors and cartographers were as accurate as possible drawing the boundaries between these new regions.
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 my local Whole Foods (and winning awards for it).
Since the mental_floss article Modern Marriage Proposals was published in 2007, I have read about many more marvelous methods men have used to asked for their sweetheart's hand in marriage, plus
Ever wondered how a differential gear on a car works? Well, if you're like me, your first question is just what the heck is a differential?
Enjoy Tuesday's Brain Game, and good luck!
If Henrietta = 13, Noel = 1, andÂ Esther =3,
then Annie = ?
Here is the SOLUTION.
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In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
Paralympics Offer Wounded Veterans a Chance to Dream. The US Olympic Committee has an outreach program to get disabled veterans back into sports.
Top 10 Creepy Aspects of Victorian Life.
It's the subgenre that won't die: in the movies, hardened cops are forever being teamed up with unconventional, patience-testing partners in what studios seem to feel certain is a sure-fire
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators!
In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the first place winner and
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to seek out covert items at fast food chains around the country.
Last week, after I found a five-dollar bill (for the second time in four days), I asked you guys for help spending it.
I used to live in SoHo, in a pre-war (Civil War!) basement apt. One day I was patching a hole in the wall when I found this penny from 1832.
Have you ever watched a film in an IMAX dome theater and wished you could have something like that at home? Only not so big?
It's time for the weekly reminder of our Twitter account's existence. Amazing Facts, plus occasional insight into the casting of Intel
I'm still fine-tuning my Logic Puzzle capabilities, and I think today's Brain Game is a step forward in difficulty.