The sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel is 666.
I've posted a couple times on obesity in America so I thought I'd continue by sharing some fast food facts I read in flipping through Paul Grobman's Vital Statistics:
Odds that an A
So I just went down to get the mail and was once again completely overwhelmed with the amount of coupons in my mailbox.
Yahoo News is reporting that a 12-foot Burmese Python named Houdini screwed up a magic trick when he tried to make his electric blanket disappear.
Several blogs have been passing around the story of Oxana Malaya, who, as the saying goes, was literally raised by dogs:
Oxana is a feral child, one of only about 100 known in the world.
The not-at-all-daft Carolyn Bickford of "Daft Musings" alerted us to her Comic Book Convention Party Cheat Sheet, inspired by our own Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets.
As you know, mental_floss is on a mission to help people feel smart.
Memoirs are a funny business.
I saw this gorgeous pic of an African Praying Mantid on ettf.net, and couldn't resist posting it. In fact, I was so fascinated that I broke out the Britannica, and researched a bit online.
This just in: Scientists in Australia have discovered that, according to the headline, "DRINKING CAN BE DANGEROUS:"
People who drink alcohol are up to four times more likely than non-drinke
CNN is outing one of the Internet's best-known artists today.
What do you want to be in it?
If you've ever wondered who invented putt-putt or how a creature as gawky as a giraffe came to be, you're in luck -- we're working on an entire book dev
While doing research for an upcoming m_f book on origins, I came across something for those of you who start your days with our quiz -- an etymological exploration of that very word.
It's amazing how many bad website ideas have made people rich. WeirdTechNewsHub has a list of the top 10.
I'm not sure how many of you got swept away like I did by the reality show, American Inventor, (hey, there wasn't much else on Thursday nights, I mean long gone are the days of Friends, Will
According to the New York Times, Hong Kong authorities are relying on Boy Scouts, Girl Guides and "nine other uniformed groups" to turn in anyone trading or downloading pirated songs or mov