The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Werner Herzog premieres a four-part miniseries tonight (Friday, March 9) on Investigation Discovery at 10pm ET/PT.
Tuba Thefts Linked to Banda Music
A rash of tuba thefts may be attributed to the popularity of a genre of music called banda.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge isn't tough, but it's been a long week (hasn't it?) so we're taking it easy on you today.
A photo essay follows a group of greyhounds from their racing days in Tijuana to new loving homes in the U.S.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, chances are pretty good that you’ve had a Sherman Brothers song firmly stuck in your head at one point or another.
Most orbital debris is in low Earth orbit, where "what goes up must come down" — derelict satellites, spent rocket boosters, explosive bolt shrapnel, payload fairings, interstage structures,
If you're a Trek fan, there's an embarrassment of riches for you on Twitter -- you can follow cast members including Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, heck -- even Shatner and Nimoy a
SAM RICHE/MCT /Landov On Wednesday, Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts officially parted ways after 14 seasons.
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful young girl, who was a lot like you.
I had a recent dream where the number "8" kept popping up.
A massive solar flare has produced the biggest solar storm in five years, which will reach Earth today, possibly causing satellite outages.
Last week I posted a roundup of classic screensavers, but many commenters pointed out a big one that I missed: Johnny Castaway. Somehow, I had never seen Johnny!
In a new TED Talk from last week, director Andrew Stanton (Toy Story, WALL•E) tells some stories...including a famously profane story, that includes a single, deliciously well-placed f-bomb (in the fi
1. Fighting style: Venusian