Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
It's Thursday folks, and you know what that means!
Here's yet another scientific idea that sounds crazy until you consider it seriously: after years of watching their family members get killed by poachers, elephants across Asia and Africa are suf
I recently cruised down the New Jersey Turnpike for a weekend in Philadelphia.
I know, you see the word Pamela and immediately think Tommy Lee and sex tapes. It's okay, we all go there from time to time.
I've been reading about spam a lot lately -- also, about SPAM, which is how Hormel capitalizes it -- because I'm writing about the origins of both for one of our upcoming books.
Name: Mark David Chapman
Crime: Video didn't kill this radio star; Mark David Chapman did.
As always, first one to solve all 4 in the comments section gets a virtual high-five from Jason.
NewScientist, my favorite source for science, is reporting on their inventions blog that MIT scientists have come up with a gel that can be swabbed onto massive wounds to stop the bleeding. Insane!
The website CuteOverload.com gets all the attention. It's oozing with pictures of puppies and butterflies dwessed up to look like bunny wabbits.
We spend so much time plugging our own smart books here at mental_floss (did you get a copy of our latest yet?), sometimes we neglect to tell you about some others you might want to wrap your eyes aro
We've been getting an enormous amount of "comment spam" lately, about half of it from variations on the email address email@example.com and linking to www.jonny.com.
Speaking of not getting divorced, my wife and I celebrated our second anniversary on Monday.
Featured in this month's Fast Company, "The Ex" is a brilliant combination of knife holder and voodoo doll. Get your own at Shop With Bob & Joyce.
Gladsome times here at YouTube Hunter HQ! And how could we be wearing anything but a frown turned upside down after the recent YouTube/Google merger worth $1.65 billion in stock?
Driving a tank is every destructive little child's personal goal.