Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
I'm no scientician, but I'm vaguely aware of this one formula, E=mc². Apparently it's a big deal.
Here we have tables and coffee tables made with LEGOs, D&D, Star Wars, and all the usual nerd-brands in mind.
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Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot is up over $500 million—the biggest lottery prize ever.
Bear Saves Man from Mountain Lion
Robert Biggs was hiking in Bean Soup Flats, California, on Monday morning when he had a close encounter with Mother Nature.
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Only one U.S. city with a one-syllable name has a population over 100,000, and you'll try to name it in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge.
Aung San Suu Kyi is the Nelson Mandela of Burma.
Happy Thursday night everyone! It's time for everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Legal pad image via ShutterstockThe legal pad got its start with Thomas Holley in 1888. Holley was 24 and working at a paper mill in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Lauren and Dan Welch had given their wedding planner a $7,000 deposit when, only six weeks before the big date, they found out the company had folded.
In this video, founders of three major online services talk about how they have embraced the internet's transformative power for creative work.
In many ways, the Red Cross is still largely the same as it was throughout the past 150 years, performing blood drives, delivering care packages to prisoners of war, helping victims of natural disaste
Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart transplant has been getting a lot of attention lately.