Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
"The machine is busy digesting vast oceans of information in a single, all-encompassing, gulp. INTERRUPTION! INTERRUPTION!
Some of the world’s most famous, civilization-altering discoveries happened by accident. Take Penicillin, for example.
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Maybe you can knit a scarf or a sweater. If so, imagination is the only thing standing between you and these delightfully odd creations. Well, time may be another factor.
I was doing some research recently on popular first names, which got me thinking: Who scored the most common first names as Twitter handles?
In this brilliant talk, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses different ways human minds focus on time. Do you focus on the past?
Today brings with it a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge.
Should Teens Be Jailed for Sex Offenses?
Installment #3: After the Second Moroccan Crisis, Europe’s political and military leaders were hurriedly making preparations for a possible continent-wide war – but some of the fiercest power struggle
From its start in 1963, Doctor Who has heavily featured the future and the past -- but stories based on current events have also been part of the series.
Pink slip image via ShutterstockThe Short Answer: No one knows, but the search has been interesting.The Long Answer: Getting a pink slip usually means you're fired. It's not something most p
Here are six legendary animals that lived a lot longer than most pets.
• It takes four maple trees that are at least 40 years old over six weeks to produce 35 to 40 gallons of maple sap, which equates to one gallon of maple syrup (which sells for about $50).
• So what
Scott Wade has a site called DirtyCarArt.com, where he catalogs his collection of dirty pictures. But they aren't what you're thinking.
In this eleven-minute animation, psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist explains how our notion of the hemispheres of the brain being ultra-separate is a drastic oversimplification, and has had consequences fo