Marie Curie's notebooks are still radioactive.
I was watching Bonnie and Clyde last night (I'm going through this gangster phase right now) and noticed a strange thing - Willy Wonka, sitting there in the backseat as a hostage in the gangsters
Golan Levin is an artist who uses "the tools of his day" (meaning computers, robots, and tools of science) to make his art.
This article was originally posted last summer.
By Erik Sass
What do these wits, terrorists, and philosophers all have in common?
It's my birthday, but I'm passing the savings along to you!
Ever find yourself standing in front of a butcher's counter and wonder where in the world certain cuts and preparations of meat got their names?
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators!
First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir
Most of us in the US are familiar with the cryptid Sasquatch (or Bigfoot) and its Asian counterpart the Yeti (or Abominable Snowman).
The answer to today's Brain Game may not be as simple as it might appear.
I was researching a post about murder ballads -- a fascinating musical genre all its own -- when I happened to discover an even more rareified subgenre of murder ballad: the serial killer song.
Jake Bronstein set the world record for longest whisper chain, passing a message through 59 people.
I keep coming across musicians who have appeared on Sesame Street (usually singing the Alphabet Song), and the performances are uniformly awesome.
All-Star invites and MVP awards are nice, but you haven't really made it as an athlete until you've written an autobiography detailing your rise to athletic glory.
If you've been reading the Quick 10s for a while, you know that I have a fascination with horror movies and Halloween and all things creepy.
Make room in your t-shirt drawer, because today we've added three new shirts to the mental_floss store: "I'd Give My Right Arm To Be Ambidextrous," "Thomas Aquinas: The Origin
The names of some of our favorite TV characters have undergone behind-the-scenes changes for a variety of reasons, from politics to legal issues to shows on competing networks.