The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
Preserving human history in a National Park.
Though some of the greatest advertising slogans in history seem relatively simple ("Just Do It" is only three words, after all), most of the time, they're anything but.
With the chaos in the streets of London this week, we've been reading up on other riots in history.
For your viewing pleasure, here are fourteen great Muppets performances -- some involving the original artists!
The three least articulate Muppets share their brilliant, touching inter
If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my years, it’s that people will try to put a camera in anything.
Earlier this year, Ranker.com assembled a list of food-centric town names. It made us hungry. Here's how some of those places got those delicious monikers.
1. Hot Coffee,
As you may have heard, the United States’ gigantic national debt means we’re firmly in our creditors’ pockets. But what about countries on the opposite end of the spectrum?
• The color and flavor of honey differ depending on the bees’ nectar source (the blossoms). In fact, there are more than 300 unique kinds of honey in the United States, originating from such diverse
What? You don't have a frat boy in you? Well, you might get a kick out of Brian McGackin's (AKA the "Broet Laureate's") slender-but-fun volume of poems anyway.
Warning: full of Inception spoilers!
Made for for Vancouver's Virgin Radio 95.3 Fake Film Festival, this one-minute movie retells the story of the 148-minute Inception.
Here's an excerpt from the 1985 special It's Your 20th TV Anniversary, Charlie Brown. There are worse ways to spend six minutes this
A word ladder is the challenge for today's Wednesday Wordplay segment at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
How America turned poverty into a crime.
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??If you're from a town with a strong union presence, you know that if new commercial construction happens without union labor, protests often follow.
Eighty-one years ago today, Betty Boop made her debut on the big screen.