The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
According to some estimates, upwards of 90% of the world’s curlers live in Canada.
Related Link: What Exactly Is Curling?
[See previous Numbers of the Day
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).
How the iPhone changed the life of a blind man. Combine the Color ID app with VoiceOver, and it almost sees for you.
A squirrel built a nest on the outside of a window.
Back in February 2008 (posted again in January 2009), we brought you a list of 10 cool college landmarks, ranging from MIT's relatively new Stata Center to the 130-year-old Nott Memorial at Union
In looking up lists of "must read books" I fell upon this list of 100 books put together by the Art of Manliness.
Thursday was the 53rd anniversary of the death of Qi Baishi (1864-1957), who is considered an “obscure Chinese artist” by westerners but “the Picasso of China” by the Chinese.
It's Monday. You've had a nice, long, idle weekend, and—what's this? Someone who says they're your boss wants you to do work?! Well, we'll have none of that, will we?
The wedding "cake" above seems to be a major splitting issue for many people.
What would happen if you unleashed 100 cats in Ikea? Why would you even think to ask?
Bad news for men who shuffle their feet on the dance floor—such dance moves are not sexy.
By Brian Gottesman
Most mental_floss readers probably know and love him best as the father of The Lord of the Rings.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Sunday, so here are some songs and videos to set the mood ahead of time.
It’s all over the news this week – Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram decided to do a little Photoshopping on what should have been a rather benign picture.