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Longer Jellyfish Stingers Inflict More Pain, Study Says

Shaunacy Ferro

The deeper the sting, the more intense the pain.

What's That Ghost in the Background in 'Three Men and a Baby'?

Mental Floss UK

The truth is out there.

10 Handy Uses for Dryer Sheets

Shaunacy Ferro

They're not just for softening your shirts.

This App Tells You the Best Time to Shoot Outdoor Photos

Shaunacy Ferro

Never miss magic hour again.

Meet the Woman Who Discovered the Composition of the Stars

Caitlin Schneider

When she first finished her revolutionary thesis, Payne was told that the results were "clearly impossible."

Lily Dale, the Town That Speaks to the Dead

Bess Lovejoy

This little town in upstate New York has stayed true to its spiritualist roots.

World's Oldest Wombat Is Single And Ready To Mingle

Hannah Keyser

Patrick, a 30-year-old wombat, celebrates his birthday in style and hopes for companionship in the years to come.

5 Things You Should Know About Robert Todd Lincoln

Ethan Trex

While he didn't make quite the mark on history that his father did, Robert Lincoln had a pretty interesting life.

Dung Beetles Use the Milky Way for Navigation

Michele Debczak

The dung beetle has nature's smartest GPS.

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12 Amazing Dogs to Remember on National Dog Day

Jennifer M Wood

Celebrating the best of man’s best friend.

Looking for a Fun Twist on Highbrow Art? There's a Cat for That

Kirstin Fawcett

A late artist's new book portrays felines as characters from classic movies, books, and paintings.

The Time Max Headroom Hijacked Two Networks

Stacy Conradt

To this day, no one knows how or why hackers chose to take over two Chicago-area TV stations—or who, exactly, was responsible.

The Ultimate 3D Puzzle—The Rare, 20-Sided Dogic

Jamie Wiebe

Think you're a whiz with a Rubik's Cube? Try finding and solving the Dogic, its 20-sided cousin.

London is Holding a Pizza Festival

Rebecca OConnell

Guests will get to eat a ton of pizza and vote for their favorite.