Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
Surfing the net at work for pleasure actually increases our concentration levels and helps make a more productive workforce.
In honor of his 191st birthday, today's "Feel Art Again" features the Belgian painter Jean-Francois Portaels.
Today is Hans Christian Andersen's birthday; in his honor, IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) has organized International Children's Book Day to celebrate childhood reading
My very famous friend (City Councilman, Moose Cross Winner, Ski-Archery champ) Dave Bergart keeps one-upping me in cool dorkery.
Errol Morris, documentarian and now blogger for the New York Times, brings us a fascinating investigation into the history of a single photograph (technically an ambrotype).
As Seinfeld taught us, some men will stop at nothing to stake their claim to a Twix bar that's rightfully theirs.
This matchup features two Italian guys who need no last names, much less introductions.
Today, mental_floss is excited to be giving back.Â Earlier this year, we teamed up with Borders and Merriam-Webster to run our first ever "College Ain't Cheap!" Tuition Giveaway.
Linda Rodriguez is reporting from London with more on the G20 and how it's progressing both inside and out. We'll let her take it from here.Â
So, What's going on
When I first heard that a truck had dumped 40,000 pounds of sausage on Wisconsin highway, my first thought was, "Mmmmm, sausage." My second thought was, "That has to be the weirdest t
So I shot and edited a little film/mash-up. While it's very LA-ish, and very Jew-ish, I thought maybe the general population would enjoy it, too.
Curie keeps rolling through this tournament after her second-round upset of Aristotle.
No matter where they are, people are proud of their town's characters. There was a great response to the two previous posts How to Be a Local Character and 7 Fascinating Local Characters.
I don't believe we've ever offered a cryptogram in the Brain Game, and it's about time. Here's one thatÂ represents an intriguing quote from a Quentin Tarantino film.
It was hard to find links that I could trust to be genuine over the last 24 hours.