The medical term for ice cream headaches is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.
Police and Zookeepers Chase Papier Mâché Rhino
The Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, Japan, holds annual escaped animal drills for zookeepers and emergency responders.
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From rockin’ ghouls to rollin’ truckers, here are 11 unforgettable novelty songs.
1. “Poisoning Pigeons In The Park” (1959)
Written and Performed by Tom Lehrer
Russian scientists have finally broken through to Lake Vostok, after twenty years of drilling through two miles of Antarctic ice.
Van Halen is back! Featuring David Lee Roth and three Van Halens, the band has reunited for a North American tour, and their new record was released just three days ago.
Welcome to the 40th installment of the hit that's sweeping the nation: Guess The Theme!
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Former mental_floss writers John and Hank Green have started a new nerdy thing on YouTube, and it's pretty great: Crash Course is a series of educational videos covering World History (John) and
The team over at smosh.com likes useless flyers. I have to admit, I do too! I've combed through a bunch of their posts for you and present to you now, my 12 favorites...
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On the 11th day of each month, we post (roughly) 11 '11 lists' on various topics throughout the day.
Reader rccola20 wrote in to ask, "Are bloodhounds really that much better at tracking than other dog
During the least colorful part of the year, after the Christmas lights are stashed away and before spring flowers blossom, we console ourselves by looking at seed catalogs or a nice blog post about th
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What's the only U.S.
Beautician Debbie Benton was murdered, and there is more than one suspect.
Jonathan Coulton is an internet treasure: he makes heartfelt, fun, and often funny music -- most of which is available in some legitimately free form online.