Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."
Legal pad image via ShutterstockThe legal pad got its start with Thomas Holley in 1888. Holley was 24 and working at a paper mill in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Lauren and Dan Welch had given their wedding planner a $7,000 deposit when, only six weeks before the big date, they found out the company had folded.
In this video, founders of three major online services talk about how they have embraced the internet's transformative power for creative work.
In many ways, the Red Cross is still largely the same as it was throughout the past 150 years, performing blood drives, delivering care packages to prisoners of war, helping victims of natural disaste
Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart transplant has been getting a lot of attention lately.
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Outside the U.S., the sport where two teams try to kick a ball into the other side's goal without using their hands is known as “football.” However, when it co
Highlights from The Washington Post's Peeps Show diorama contest.
Today's my 45th birthday, so to celebrate, the Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers you one of my specialties: A Really, Really Bad Rebus.
As the Supreme Court decides the fate of Obamacare, should we be concerned that a couple of justices have substantial investments in the health care industry?
Did you know that Tesla coils can be tuned and played together (under computer control) to make music? News to me.
When I was growing up, my brother and I painted the fire hydrant outside our house to look like Uncle Sam to help celebrate the bicentennial.
For thousands of years, men and women have risked their lives fighting duels for lofty reasons like honor, integrity, and justice. These are not those
In this video from last Saturday, Adam Savage whips up a frenzy among his fellow secular science nerds at The Reason Rally.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is filled with words that seem to break the "I before E, except after C" rule; only one of them doesn't.
Ontario has legalized brothels in order to keep prostitution off the streets.