The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
I'm not really a hockey fan, but I enjoy a good fight as much as the next blogger.
Today the New York Times brings us an interesting look at the origin of life.
When Six Flags filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Saturday, everyone who enjoys a good rollercoaster probably cringed.
As a 3rd grader, I was obsessed with Sherlock Holmes. I walked around the neighborhood trying to solve cases. I took all of the mystery books out of my elementary school library.
For some historical figures, death wasn't the end of their journeys. As wars were waged and empires changed, famous bodies were moved from graveyard to graveyard. Others were simply lost.
I love stop-motion stuff, and this is one of the most clever videos I've seen in a while.
Seconds make minutes, minutes make hours, hours make days. You can probably take it from there. But before you do, please try today's Brain Game.
Check out the 63 diamond behemoth that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be lugging around on their knuckles from now on.
Nothing says stylish & safe like a skirt that turns you into a vending mach
We're excited to announce two new additions to the kids section of the mental_floss store.
If there's one thing people seem to love watching on YouTube, it's little kids rocking. Lucky for them, there are plenty of musical prodigies out there to sate their demand.
Here's one for the Twilight fans.
I bought a vintage typewriter this weekend for $25. I don't think it's a particularly valuable model or anything, but it looks cool and makes a really satisfying typing noise.
World War II Bulgaria didn't have a Schindler, and it didn't have a list. It had a white-bearded mystic named Peter Deunov and an entire nation standing behind him.
It's one of the most highly regarded sketch comedy shows in television history, but few people have seen The State, which ran on MTV from 1993 to 1995 and featured talented comedians who would go
Wedding season is in full swing, so chances are you'll be scouring a registry or two in search of the perfect gift over the course of the next few months.