The entire state of Wyoming has two escalators.
More than any other bodily injury, getting hit in the testicles is probably what every man dreads most.
It's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting, and sculpture.
When it came time to collect their medals, these athletes said, "No thanks."
You wouldn’t know it with all of the hype surrounding the Olympics right now, but there are things more important than winning a gold medal.
Image credit: ComstockThe first documented use of the phrase in the sense of “revealing a secret" comes from a book review in a 1760 issue of The London Magazine, wherein the reviewer laments tha
In 1793, the French Revolution was in full swing. Royal sympathizers—nobles, military officers, clergy, and other aristocrats—were guaranteed a sharp kiss from the guillotine.
When the London Olympics open on July 27th, the Parade of Nations will be our introduction to the 2012 athletes.
Alex Dainis has grapheme to color synesthesia, meaning that within her brain, numbers have strong associations with colors -- "each number has its own color, or personality," she explains.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge sends you across the globe to name four nations.
The letters Napoleon wrote to Josephine resemble the desperate, angry, and pathetic e-mails, texts, and voicemails you might see today.
Harbor the raccoon was caged, neglected, and malnourished before wildlife rehabilitator MaryEllen Schoeman took him in.
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