Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.
In this eight-minute talk, marine biologist Dave Gallo talks about the world's oceans -- how vast they are, what's down there (that we know about), and why we should care.
This week marks the Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary.
Although it will once again be overshadowed by March Madness, this year's National Invitation Tournament gets rolling tonight.
The NCAA basketball tournament starts today and lasts for the rest of the month. March Madness is not limited to basketball, however.
Knowledge of the 50 state capitals will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge. Good luck!
What's the only U.S.
Eric Schlosser wrote the book Fast Food Nation ten years ago. Unfortunately, he says, our eating habits haven't changed since then.
The entire town of Buford, Wyoming, is for sale.
There are eleven Doctors on Doctor Who, right? Well, yes, but not exactly. Those are the "canonical eleven" — the official Doctors. But are you familiar with some of the others?
Well, most likely you wouldn't have had all 11 of these iconic posters on your wall simultaneously, but if you grew up in a certain era you probably either owned or saw one of the following poste
While some might argue that 140 characters aren't enough to adequately express a thought or have a conversation, others have discovered that a tweet or two is all it takes to end up in a courtroo
There's a lot of variety in geek crafting.
John Cazale passed away on this date in 1978. His brief stay in Hollywood generated one of the more interesting bodies of work in modern
While we're celebrating a day of lists, I thought I'd go a little meta with this list of lists. Wikipedia is home to a lot of odd things, including...lists!
The mentalfloss.com Brain Game opens a new week with a Monday Math Square. I tried to include a few 11s to coincide with our 11-on-12 theme.
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