Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
For your daily dose of geekiness, I bring you The Unipiper (yes, a unicycling bagpiper), practicing his unique brand of performance art in anticipation of the upcoming movie adaptation of The Hobbit.
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You can’t get blood from a stone, but you might get a brick from blood.
In his final semester at the University of Westminster in London, architecture student Ja
Britons woke up yesterday morning to gleeful headlines declaring that the former Kate Middleton, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, is pregnant.
This image shows NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft exploring a new region in our solar system called the "magnetic highway." Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
When NASA launched its Voyager
Back in the stone age, you might remember, we had to record the events of our lives on video camcorders instead of our phones.
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We've seen beautiful libraries lined with books from all over the world, but let's face it—most of us can't really enjoy that sort of luxury at home.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge takes your gaze north to the Great Lakes. Good luck:
What THREE U.S.
"The Hawkeye Initiative" Strikes Back Against Modern Comic Art.
The historical medical uses for leeches (some of which are still being practiced today) are pretty well known.
Buckingham Palace has confirmed what the British tabloids have suspected for a while: The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting.
Installment #47: Seeing his armies exhausted following their defeat at Chataldzha, Bulgaria’s Tsar Ferdinand (pictured) finally listened to the pleas of the Bulgarian civilian government and the advic
"The Rich Man" by Cornelis Anthonisz (1541), courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Between the 15th and 19th centuries, Europeans illustrated their books mainly with woodcuts.
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RIP: Highway House
You know what they say about real estate.
Halfway through last December, we gave you 11 unusual holidays to make the month even more festive.