Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass.
I'm a AAA member, mainly because I'm not very good when it comes to auto repair.
When he was alive, people thought Michelangelo was the best artist in the world. Since his death in 1564, that esteem hasn't faded much.
The first photograph of Earthrise was taken in 1966 by NASA's robotic probe Lunar Orbiter 1.
Two hundred and fifteen years ago, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) was born.
Last weekend the New York Times ran a really interesting article about Yankees Sod, a new product that's pretty much just what it sounds like: grass that's been licensed by the Bronx Bomber
Think back to your history classes for this one. You may remember that these eras happen, but do you know when they happened?
We've discussed Layer Tennis before: it's a live online competition in which graphic designers trade art back and forth, building upon and changing the art during each fifteen-minute turn,
Wikipedia says March 27, 1970, was first-ever flight of the Concorde. Not the program on HBO, I mean, but the actual jet.
Aristotle's academic lineage alone is enough to get him into the tournament. He was Plato's brightest pupil and tutored a young Alexander the Great.
This week, David Clark is our tour guide as we take a closer look at some of America's greatest monuments.
(1) Thomas Jefferson
The scouting report on our third president is awe-inspiring. Declarer of Independence. Purchaser of Louisiana. Designer of buildings. Founder of universities.
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Over the last 14 months, How Did You K
In response to the post How to Be a Local Character, mental_floss readers contributed many names of characters who found fame in cities across the country and around the world.
Meet Hal. He's a successful commercial artist. He's also the guy at work whoÂ never seems to have change for a dollar for the vending machine.
Just like films, TV shows often go through several name changes from original concept to pilot script to pitch meeting to "We think it would be more marketable if you called it"¦.." He