About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
Cat Saves Man from Burning Home
With most "pet saves family from fire" stories, it's easy to assume that the pet woke someone up because it wanted OUT of the house.
Death doesn't spell the end of your time in the spotlight. Sometimes it's just the beginning. Take Michael Jackson, for example.
Here in metro Detroit, this weekend marks the massive Woodward Dream Cruise, where drivers of classic and unusual automobiles of all kinds cruise along Woodward Avenue - which was the nation's fi
A Malignant Melanoma Walks Into a Bar... Relatively young cancer patients are fighting back with their sense of humor.
What happens when you put the drivers of ingenious concepts from Mali with those from Ghana and Kenya, and add resources to the mix?
Lemurs are exceptionally strange creatures, with their huge, reflective eyes, long tails and somewhat human-like hands.
This is the final quiz in the "Look what I found in my parents' basement!" series.
Neuroscientist Jim Fallon studies psychopathic killers, and why they do what they do.
You've probably heard in the news that we're coming up on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock.
[It is with sadness that we report Les Paul's death today, at the age of 94. I had the pleasure of meeting Les a couple times when I was playing guitar with Pat Martino.
This article originally appeared in the Jan-Feb 2005 issue of mental_floss magazine.
by Mark S. Longo
Everyone goes through a rebellious phase.
The sad news rocked the sporting world a couple of weeks ago that the Arena Football League was filing for bankruptcy and may not have a future beyond its already-cancelled 2009 season.
Earlier this week, Ethan Trex taught us the history of shaving.
The trailer for the new movie Julie & Julia brings back fond memories. Julia Child was the first voice impression I perfected as a teenager. My kids have no idea who she was.