In a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill, Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G."
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
Now that we are into a holiday weekend, let's take a look at some of the goofier videos that celebrate the secular side of Easter.
Easter time is upon us all and whether or not you celebrate, you can still appreciate the artistry that goes into many Easter eggs.
Ask someone what his or her favorite parody movie is and you'll hear Blazing Saddles, Airplane!, or some other classic of the genre.
It’s tough to question Hall of Fame center Robert Parish’s place in NBA history.
You probably know Jonas Salk as the man behind the polio vaccine. You may not know about his scientific rivalries, love life, and non-polio projects, though.
For five years, I lived ten blocks from my office -- my apartment and the office were both on Main Street, just a short walk from each other.
The May issue of The Atlantic features a fascinating article on how creative minds begin to imagine works of art.
As civil war rages in Libya, many observers are calling for Qaddafi to step down and go into exile.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. As we head into the holiday weekend, I've plucked a few topics from the archives. Happy
Lots of things are banned in Iran (though some are unofficially tolerated -- including all manner of books, tattoos, skinny jeans, Gmail, YouTube, Barbie dolls, Harry Potter, jorts -- they're eve
To commemorate the royal wedding next week, Brewdog is selling a limited edition run of 1,000 bottles of Royal Virility Performance, a specially brewed beer that contains Viagra, which is
It's Free-for-All Friday as well as Earth Day, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game focuses on the little blue planet that most of us call home.
Some people work better in a coffee shop than in an office or at home. It's either the distractions or the lack of distractions that fuel the creative fires.
Regardless of your feelings about smoking, I'm sure we can all agree that cigarette butts are pretty disgusting.