Liechtenstein is the world’s leading exporter of false teeth.
Here's another podcast for your listening pleasure: Coyle and Sharpe: The Imposters (iTunes link).
Lots of exciting stuff going on here at mental_floss. Starting next month, I am coming aboard full time.
Last week, mental_floss asked for input on three possible covers for the upcoming magazine issue. The one featuring president Theodore Roosevelt was the favorite among commenters.
It's time for another Tuesday Turnip wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "unprecedented record" unearthi
There's a new book out that may make you feel better about your fierce attachment to that Petoskey stone, cocktail napkin, or bottle cap stowed away somewhere.
Here's one for the old-school Star Trek fans. Matt Bailey of SiteLogic has posted data and an in-depth analysis of red-shirt deaths on the original series.
Unless you're a lifeguard or summer school teacher, work often slows down in July and August. Employees are on vacation. Clients and customers are on vacation.
Why, build a level three Menger Sponge, of course! What the heck is a Menger Sponge? Glad you asked.
When my grandfather Mervin (who invented all kinds of hairclips back in the 1930s) was 86, he went out and bought a sewing machine and taught himself to sew.
The only time a nickname has ever offended me was in kindergarten, when my teacher started calling me Jason the Mason. See, Jason the Mason was a brick-working pig from a book we were reading.
Do blue-eyed men truly prefer blue-eyed women? And do brown-eyed men really have no preference?
First, a note to readers of last week's Sherman's March column: thank you! The comments have been fantastic, including almost 50 recommendations for documentaries.
After writing last week's post about failed baseball promotions, I was left a little disenchanted about being a baseball spectator.
A couple weeks back, we held an impromptu book club meeting. This was quite a party.
You may remember two months ago, when I noted that a few friends of mine from film school were all set to be on a new Fox reality show called On the Lot.