Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
Think Thursday is upon us, and with it, a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Why do some Americanisms irritate people? Meaning people from other countries, that is, so it would behoove us to find out what they're talking about.
I'm fascinated by carnivorous plants.
If you thought tin and aluminum cans were only good for storing food and recycling, then you've never seen the art of David Wasserman, aka Tincanman.
In 1966, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, the Beach Boys, the Supremes, and the artists at Motown were all competing for top spots on the charts.
In this 1989 CNN interview, Ted Turner interviews Carl Sagan on the environment, nuclear warfare, space, time travel, SETI, and other topics.
From Google+ monday to plus-size models yesterday, we move to the Macintosh Plus computer, which came out in 1986.
You probably know that numismatists study and collect coins and currency, and you may even know that philatelists study and collect stamps.
I'm a Twin Peaks fan, and like to think I know a little trivia about the show.
3-D technology has been around in one form or another for a very long time.
• Spinach is far fancier than you might imagine upon first glance: in some cultures, greens like spinach and kale symbolize money.
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Not to get all existential on you, but what does it mean to be a “real nation”?
For today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game, it's Wednesday Wordplay and a brand new Filling Station puzzle.
Now that the space shuttle program is closing up and 585 people are laid off, what will happen to Titusville, Florida?
Most of us only think about chewing gum on the sidewalk when it sticks to our shoes, but if you live in North London, that gum stain on the sidewalk might just be a tiny masterpiece.
Artist Ben Wil