The word "unfriend" appeared in print all the way back in 1659.
You see them littering strip malls, and you know they allegedly pay top dollar for scrap gold. How well do you know the history and nuances of your local pawn shops, though?
Study abroad has become a staple of the college experience, with England, Italy, Spain, France and Australia being some of the most popular destinations for U.S. students.
It's Tuesday Test Time:
Not including possessives, only a handful of English contractions follow the ???'? pattern.
5 Ways Science Could Make Us Immortal. Emphasis on the word "could", because these methods aren't yet ready for real world tests. NSFW text.
Mini muffins are delicious!
I posted a video of Richard Nixon playing the piano this morning, and it got me to wondering -- what other politicians have musical talent?
Today I bring you a remarkable historical document -- complete with animation to make it even more bizarre. In 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson needed some pants.
Environmental Graffiti has a great round-up of the world's most gorgeous jellyfish, including the porpita porpita seen above.
"Egghead" is one of those words that seems to have fallen out of wide use, not unlike the fifties-ish epithet "pieface" (a favorite insult of Ramona Quimby, among others).
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, let's take a look at a few not-so-famous firsts in the American Civil Rights Movement.
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When is a shopping cart not a shopping cart? When it's a car, a work of art, a mobile farm, or a piece of furniture.
Whether they're scratched good albums or terrible music that should never have been pressed, there are tons of vinyl albums out there that even the most die-hard collectors have no interest in.
Thanks for playing the Monday Math Square. The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
It took over two decades for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to became a national holiday. Seventeen years passed between the declaration of a federal holiday and its recognition by all 50 states.
Product placement in cinema is nothing new, and the folks over at Film Drunk have put together a nice little mashup of the most egregious offenders.
Your weekly dose of cute (in the category of Lo
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you