Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
This Art Text Book Contains No Art
But, you can imagine what it’d be like if it did, right?
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Mad Science: Warp Drive
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The future is arriving at the speed of ...time. Back in the 1970s, Lee Majors received bionic implants that made him The Six Million Dollar Man. But that was fiction.
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The origins of most diner phrases are shrouded in mystery or lost to history, and different regions and restaurants use different terminology for the same items, but this li
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge presents the scrambled names of three hit motion pictures of the past. Unscramble each anagram to find the names of the movie.
Spies have more tools at their disposal than bribery, blackmail, and black bag jobs. They’ve also got pickaxes. When going undercover isn’t enough, they go underground to ply their trade.
The 50 Most Romantic Photographs Of All Time. Even some modern pictures relate love stories from hundreds of years ago.
31 years ago today, Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel reunited for a concert in Central Park.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is a big place, and understandably the upkeep is a little more complicated than that of any typical suburban home.
The United States spends $80 billion annually on its intelligence community.
Artist Isao Hashimoto created an animation showing every nuclear test between 1945 (the first Manhattan Project test, called Trinity) and 1998 (a test in Pakistan). The total number?
In the early 1950s, Donald Snyder was serving time in New York’s Green Haven Correctional Facility for auto theft. He escaped, but police were almost immediately on his trail.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is a more-difficult-than-most word ladder.
Even though corporations have unfilled job openings, they tend to not hire the unemployed.
Technically speaking, naked implies that a person is unprotected or vulnerable. It also describes something that is unadorned or without embellishment, as in the oft-mentioned naked truth.