J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
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Every year, police officers from around the world gather for the Harvard Associates in Police Science (HAPS) Seminar.
Why Did the Dog Eat Your Homework?
Or, why do you say that happened?
I Guess the Dinosaurs Are Really Gone
A while back I posted a link about a guy hoping to create real, actual Jurassic Par
If you're in the New York area and free on Monday, October 29th, we've got something fun for you.
Serge Haroche and David Wineland were awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday.
Despite being one of the richest people in Europe, Alfred Nobel was not a happy man. The Swedish industrialist made his fortune by inventing (and later producing) dynamite.
I rewatched Jurassic Park a few weeks ago and, from the story to the special effects, it still holds up.
Researchers have found an ancient piece of amber that shows a spider preying on a wasp caught in its
New York Comic Con is happening this week, and Halloween is coming up—so it seems like as good a time as any to give you some superhero goodies that you can put to use on October 31st.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is an early Halloween word ladder to get us in that "spooky" mood.
12 Things You Didn’t Know About The Cast Of The Walking Dead. A few scraps to get you through the last few days until the series returns on Sunday.
13 Brilliant Pumpkin-Carving Hacks.
Marie Curie is well known as the first genius to have snagged two Nobel Prizes.
It's been 14 years since Seinfeld went off the air (really!), but every time I see actor John O'Hurley, I think of him as J.
The road to the public opening of the Washington Monument on October 9, 1888, was a long one: Though a design had been chosen in 1836, ground wasn’t broken until 1848, because of haggling over that de
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