The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
In the aftermath of New York’s decision to approve gay marriage, news broke that Mayor Michael Bloomberg would officiate at the wedding of two of his office aides.
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Everybody loves robots.
On Saturday, South Sudan declared its independence, becoming the brand-spanking newest nation in the world.
Josh Hamilton recently claimed he doesn’t hit well during the day because he has blue eyes.
In this brilliant lecture-with-animation, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses six different ways people's minds are focused on time. Do you focus on the past?
I guess I thought painting was the one art form that was immune from the mashup -- of course, I was proved wrong years ago, by the cover art for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- but now it seems tha
Out in Texas, a woman named Janet Johnson just gave birth to a 16 pound 1 ounce baby. Officials need to verify the details, but he might be the largest baby ever born.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers you Math Square #81. Good luck!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Hidden Tunnels, Bugs, and Bigamy: A Strange and True D.C. Story.
According to a study by the Governors Highway Safety Association, 25% of U.S.
Naki’o might not run quite like the other dogs, but it's a miracle that he can run at all.
Becoming an international music sensation doesn’t mean you are restricted to performing only for crowds of thousands.
Huzzah and kudos to the Oxford comma, who lives to see another day (except for those of us who publish under AP Style guidelines).