Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don't drift apart.
The Presbyterian Church, USA, has just decided that churches will be allowed to refer to the Holy Trinity as "Rock, Redeemer, and Friend" or "Mother, Child, and Womb" or any other
First the Midwest mumps outbreak, now this: Several people here in Boston have come down with the measles and/or rubella, apparently including a member of the Christian Science Church, which is well k
Here at mental_floss, we make a point of telling you about things that happened in the pastÂ (executions of royal mistresses, origins of nursery rhymes, and so on).Â It's a little-known fact that
I'm not going to pretend this post contains any deep truths orÂ world-changing ideasÂ or heck, any actual information, but -- lately I've been noticing a wee mini-trend of ridiculously named
With all the interest in ethanol these days, it got me wondering if there were other ways to produce it, without using corn, a crop highly subsidized by our tax dollars.
Turns out, there are many:
With 9.5 million students fighting for only 2.6 million spots in Chinese universities, some students are going to extreme measures to score higher on admissions tests.
One student "used earpho
I generally don'tÂ go toÂ the kind ofÂ gatherings where I might be asked for my opinion of Philip Roth's new book, Everyman -- I mean, I spent my weekend at Six Flags -- but, as I'm sur
Today is Juneteenth, one of those American holidays that involves neither getting off work or buying a card, and so is therefore more or less forgotten.
I have been meaning to blog about Ze Frank, theÂ crackbaby lovechild of Jon Stewart and Greg Kinnear,Â for about as long as this blog has existed (which admittedly isn't long).
Picking up on Will's pacemaker post, how about this fascinating article today on Breitbart.
In China, there are 29 goats running around on a farm with human cells coursing through their organs,
The BBC's reporting that recording giants like Sony BMG have started using computer programs rather than their ears to determine whether they have a hit song on their hands.Â More specifically,
I am crazy busy today, so I'm letting my friend AaronÂ do my work for me -- he just sent me this email and I had to share it with the rest of you, especially as you've already demonstrated i
What's smaller than a VW Golf but larger than a Smartcar and being sold as art at the Guggenheim in New York? Oh, did I forget to mention it's shaped like a drop of water?