M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
By Brendan Spiegel
While today's presidential slogans are mostly indistinguishable combinations of the words "America," "leader," and "change," that certainly
The subject of our final post for our week of women is Marie Grosholtz (1761-1850), although you probably know her as Madame Tussaud.
Nicole has made my week by finding this amazing HuffPo article on ... crazy pregnancies! Step right up to see the 19 pound baby! Black and white twins! The oldest woman to give birth!
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
I'm, oh, five years behind the rest of the world, but I finally saw Wicked. It was, as promised, awesome. Even my husband liked it (although he still wonders why they have to sing everything).
In 1971, astronaut David Scott conducted Galileo's famous hammer/feather drop experiment on the moon, during the Apollo 15 mission.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was one of our country's most stylish and elegant icons for decades, but she was no empty, aloof beauty.
Forced perspective photography combines an unlimited focus range with an expansive landscape to create a photo that your mind interprets to be real. The effect is a Photoshop-less photo forgery.
1. Two times when I was a kid—once at a restaurant called The Boathouse in Sarasota, Florida—my dad was mistaken for Tom Hanks.
Woman Tries to Steal Puppy at Gunpoint
24-year-old Ashleigh Johnson of Kellyville, Australia placed an ad to sell a Chihuahua puppy.
Well, this is one way to deal with discrimination -- hundreds of dwarves in southern China have chosen to live in a special mountain commune all their own, where residents must be less than four feet
The answer to today's Brain Game might be obvious to a particular portion of our readership, but not so much to others. Where's the line? You'll have to figure that out.
The 2009 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded last night at Harvard University.
We're doing a week of women on "Feel Art Again." Today's post brings you the four most prominent female artists of the Venetian Renaissance: Sofonisba Anguissola, Diana Mantuana,