In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
Bill and Amarins packed up their three young daughters and set off on a 7,000 mile journey from Kentucky to Alaska.
Tonight, let's get abstract! Here are some of my favorite non-narrative videos on the web -- stuff without plots, characters, narratives, none of that messy stuff.
It was this day in 1930 that the Motion Picture Production Code (AKA the Hays Code) went into effect, imposing a set of strict guidelines on Hollywood that are laughable today ("Revenge shall not
I recently caught the first few episodes of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution on TV. (British guy doing a cooking thing?
Soaps are mixtures of sodium or potassium salts derived from fatty acids and alkali solutions in a process called saponification.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.
Regular _floss readers may remember the article I posted last month about The Secret Society for Creative Philanthropy.
Last month, New York Magazine posted a photo gallery titled "A History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things." Dean Trippe has tweaked those photos, adding objects like Marty McFly
Wednesday's Brain Game: Which U.S. city could be represented by the following combination of measurements?
86,400 seconds + 32,000 ounces
Here is the SOLUTION.
Just kidding! But I thought these nerd-tacular portraits captured a special certain something that all of us here at mental_floss can relate to.
15-year-old Phoebe Prince was bullied and harassed for months and finally committed suicide.
If the Internet has taught us anything, it's this: Watching other people do things that make them happy makes us happy, too.