Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.
A great artist should be able to create no matter what materials he has at hand, and since the cost of traditional materials like paint, marble and clay can add up quickly, it only makes sense that ma
On September 30, I spent a geektastic day at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
For an island of only 24 square miles, Manhattan sure has a lot of neighborhoods. Many have distinct monikers that might not seem intuitive to the lay-tourist, or even to a lifelong New Yorker.
Television viewers of the late 1970s who craved a combination of amateur athletics plus celebrity skin (mixed together with more cheese than a Wisconsin souvenir shop) had to look no further than Batt
This falls under the banner of "mind = blown" -- apparently, we've been using ketchup cups all wrong. Ok, seriously, how many of you knew this is how they were supposed to be used?
To celebrate the new season of MythBusters (check out the epic sizzle reel here) premiering this Sunday at 8pm ET/PT on the Discovery Channel, we asked hosts Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Grant Imahara
The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly has a smartphone in it.
School lunch isn't too tasty or exciting in America -- at least not in my experience -- but Finnish school lunches are certainly intriguing compared to our square pepperoni pizzas.
Despite their astonishing record of losses when dealing with lumberjacks and beavers, trees are pretty tough customers.
Phil Plait keeps sharing amazing time lapse videos, and I will keep loving them and passing them on to you.
Filmmaker Tim Burton has made plenty of feature films, animations, shorts, and side projects. His Frankenweenie is now in theaters.
For many of us, buying a pair of sneakers is a chore. But for a sneaker collector, there's no greater joy than a fresh pair of kicks.
Some have called for a return to the gold standard. How would it affect the
A Very Useful Machine
Is this the best Rube Goldberg machine ever? If you aren't familiar with them, first check out what they are.