France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
It's a guarantee that in this year's NFL Draft, a future Hall of Famer will be selected after someone who never plays a down in the league.
A hapax legomenon (often abbreviated just to hapax) is a word which appears only once -- in a language, a single written work, or the entire body of work of a given author.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
Today's delightful dumbness: a re-cut video of Star Trek: The Next Generation (primarily featuring Data) set to Weird Al's "White and Nerdy." Given the song's many reference
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Other species have incredible ways of seeing the world.
The San Diego Zoo is one of the most famous zoos in the world, in part for its remarkable conservation efforts.
Think Thursday, and Friday will be here before you know it.
Quarterback in the NFL is the position that drives the franchise, sometimes into a sinkhole that swallows reasonable chances of success for years on end.
No wonder teams spend so much pre-draft tim
The measure of a true artist doesn't come down to what medium he uses so much as how effectively he uses his chosen medium. Marcus Levine is a perfect example.
This Friday at 3:47 PM (EST) the Space Shuttle Endeavour will take off from Kennedy Space Center on its last flight ever.
It's Wednesday Wordplay at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Enjoy!
By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, change B
The Mystery of the Singing Mice.
My trip to Boston last week was pretty educational.
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