In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
Most of us only think about chewing gum on the sidewalk when it sticks to our shoes, but if you live in North London, that gum stain on the sidewalk might just be a tiny masterpiece.
Artist Ben Wil
A former Chrysler dealership near me. I hope one day it's resurrected and winds up on this
Hundreds of people have been cryonically frozen since the idea became feasible in the 1960s.
In a little over a month, Republican presidential hopefuls will meet in Ames to square off in the Iowa Straw Poll. What the heck is a straw poll, and what do the results mean?
It appears the Third Reich pioneered one of the weirder sides of human sexuality—catering to the need of lonely men to have intercourse with inflatable
Flash mobs, defined by Webster's as "a group of people who organize on the Internet and then quickly assemble in a public place, do something bizarre, and disperse," have become part of
Yesterday I wrote about Google+. Continuing with this week's plus theme, we have plus-size models.
Dry ice—or solid carbon dioxide, as it’s more specifically called—is a staple item in middle and high school science classes.
Sparked by a popular online video series by the same name, Yacht Rock, the genre of music produced by artists such as Christopher Cross and Kenny Loggins during the late 1970s and early 1980s, has enj
Hitch from Pascal Monaco on Vimeo.
I went through a bit of a Hitchcock craze earlier in life, so I really enjoy this short film, Hitch, created by a group of German grad students.
Over at the National Geographic office, the following memo recently made its way around the company:
Bear Urine—not a joke
A package arrived at Geo...(talk about weird) 2 small bottles of Pee.
As astronauts train for space voyages, they use the Neutral Buoyancy Space Simulator, which is effectively a very large, very fancy swimming pool with a bunch of equipment in it.
Photo Credit: The National Archives
Yesterday, Scott Allen discussed "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"—an exhibit that explores how the Government has affected America’s food consumption.
Art of all kinds gives us pleasure, but when it is scaled down to miniscule sizes, it impresses us with the increased difficulty factor.
Tuesday Test Time has arrived here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
According to the 2010 Census, of the 100 U.S.