The word "unfriend" appeared in print all the way back in 1659.
Tom Hanks Clearly Loved Michael Clarke Duncan
And this story he told at Duncan's memorial makes them both even more likable.
Mad Science: They’re Growing Soccer Balls From Pig Bladde
The growlings in your gut are known as borborygmi among people who like to use technical terms, a cool little word we picked up from the Greek borboryzein ("to
There’s more to the common parking lot than broken beer bottles and fender benders from that guy who was texting.
Autumn is on the horizon, so here's a related word ladder puzzle for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge:
By changing one letter in each step to form English w
In 1970, 45 female Newsweek employees sued the magazine for discrimination.
Librarians with tattoos celebrating their career choice.
1. Buncombe County, North
With election season in full swing, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and be glad that neither candidate makes out with corpses or thinks they have bones made of glass.
You never know which little role is going to lead to the first big one. Here are the defining moments that helped 11 stars of classic TV shows to land their first major breaks:
Eleven years ago today, America was attacked by terrorists. Artists around the world channeled their feelings about the tragedy into songs.
The best part of going to the doctor's office as a kid.
Climbing the World Trade Center
Don’t ever say a reporter’s job is easy:
Two years before the official opening of the Twin Towers in 1973, PopSci reporter Robert Gannon visited the 110-story const
How many movies or TV shows have you seen where a young sylph in a filmy nightgown runs through a forest in high heels to escape a bad guy? She always trips and falls down.
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