In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
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In just a few weeks, most college kids will head back to school.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Microwaves are a wonderful way to heat up a whole bunch of stuff. But they don't work for everything.
For instance, you should never microwave metal. Everyone knows that one.
A new breed of cooperative robots has won an artificial intelligence award: the Swarmanoid.
Car Driven Into Wrong Apartment
An unnamed 25-year-old woman in Nelson, New Zealand, was angry after reading intimate text messages to her husband from another woman.
Put on your math shoes and step right into the Friday Free-for-all challenge here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Check out a gallery of the Most Famous Faked Photos.
Time for your Thursday night edition of The Late Movies, which means one thing: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
As surprised as I was that Back to the Future co-creator Bob Gale actually responded to our question about the origin of Marty and Doc's friendship, I could not have imagined the splash his expla
A while back, I was browsing at a favorite used book shop and found a paperback called Backward Masking Unmasked.
You guys may have noticed that I have written a few Disney posts in the past, so it may not be too surprising that I’m headed to the D23 Expo in Anaheim this weekend.
Here are the stories of four young inventors who have already made their mark on the world, and one who hopes to in the years to come.
1. Chester Greenwood: Easy on the
State Parks in the US have a delicious variety of names. Many are named after a famous citizen, or a prominent feature of the terrain. Other titles, mostly local place names, are puzzling.
In 1172, Donna Berta di Bernardo donated sixty silver coins to the local cathedral for the purchase of stones to be used in the base of a new bell tower.
The next year, construction on the tower be
The son of a major league baseball player is 800 times more likely to play in the majors than is an “average kid.”
Related Fact: On September 14, 1990, Seattle Mariners Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey,