Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.
Home experiment time!
In just a few years, an electronic exoskeleton could replace the wheelchair.
If you're going off to college, you might want to peruse this list of the 28 most clichÃ© dorm room posters.
Doctors, criminologists and even manicurists have been busy putting smaller, less cuddly members of the animal kingdom to work.
American artist Dorothea Tanning celebrates her 98th birthday today, so in her honor and at the request of reader Peter, we'll take a look at her life and artwork, particularly her 1942 self-port
Photographer Edward Burtynsky is behind the 10,000 Year Photograph, an effort to make a photographic print that can last for the eponymous ten thousand years.
My college, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, was just named the number one school for engineering* by US News and World Report (for an impressive tenth year in a row).
Looks like the cars from Blade Runner are never going to happen -- or not anytime soon, anyway.
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
To remind you of the rules: Every day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
It's time for All in the Family! The Bunkers (Archie & Edith) and the Stivics (Mike & Gloria) went out to a little Italian restaurant in Queens to enjoy some pasta.
From Neatorama, 5 amusement parks that are no longer amusing.
In short, we ended up with a national minimum age of 21 because of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984. But where'd they get 21?
Time to pick the winner of Friday's Design Your Own Spinoff contest. Several show ideas were worthy of a TiVo Season Pass based on your descriptions alone.
I stumbled upon this list of bizarre deaths and immediately thought, "Perfect mental_floss post." I think this subconsciously might be my reaction to Halloween displays going up in retail
I came to work this morning and found a piano in our office. At a less rapidly growing company, this kind of thing would be unheard of.
Here are 3 surprising wig and toupee stories from the set of Star Trek-- a show that baldly went where no show has gone before.