The medical term for ice cream headaches is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.
For those of you who can't play band music and turn pages at the same time, meet your solution: the Hammacher Schlemmer Hands-Free Sheet Music Library and Page Turner.
I was milling about the Museum of Unusual Transport when I stumbled into a page full of crazy three-wheelers. Check 'em out!
a) the Police Bondage Tricycle-- If you were watching "COPS!
I know this has been floating around the Interweb for a few months, which means we're a little late with it, but quit your whining and let the Complaints Choir of Helsinki show you how it's
15% off the mental_floss Trivia Game. As always, you'll have the opportunity to fill in the discount code during checkout. Today's discount code is
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip Google search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Inspired by the big news this week
I just returned from a very enjoyable weekend in picturesque Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
I spent all weekend slaving over my first novel, pounding the keyboard of my antique typewriter and tossing crumpled, slightly-less-than-perfect drafts over my shoulder. ...
Phishing has certainly grown up since 1996, when a handful of devious hackers gleaned credit card numbers and other information from AOL users (easy marks, sure) by posing as AOL staffers.
Okay, folks, the real election season may be coming to a close but ours is in full swing. Below are your three candidates for People's Tribune.
I live in Los Angeles. Notwithstanding rumors of LA's ugliness, I find it to be a sometimes-quite-charming city, which often has as much to do with the number of trees around as anything else.
Check out these photos of the two tallest men in the world from damncoolpics.
Trevor Ng is getting his Ph.D. in rheology at MIT's non-Newtonian fluid dynamics research group. What this means is that he plays with dough for a living:
I love Imelda Marcos, mainly as a punch line, but also because nothing seems to keep that awful woman down.
As long as you're willing to look like this at night, you too can improve your verbal memory by 8%! Actually, the potential for this kind of technology is pretty cool.
So I saw the much-hyped Borat movie over the weekend.