Orson Welles' last role was the voice of "Unicron" in the 1986 Transformers movie.
From Jan, a Film Creature List paying tribute to the stop-motion magician Ray Harryhausen. (Hint: when you click the pictures they turn into mini-movies and include explanations).
The alternatives to HUMINT, or human intelligence, include remote sensors that do the spy's work, but from a distance.
With this morning's launch of Atlantis, we are coming to the close of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.
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Back in May, The Washington Post reported that Libyan rebels had obtained funds by “liberating” government assets worth $505 million in the Central Bank of Libya’s Benghazi
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Did you know that King Mongkut of Siam, the real-life inspiration for The King & I, sired an amazing 81 children?
In 1988, Bill Moyers interviewed Isaac Asimov, when Asimov's Prelude to Foundation was released.
With the recent Supreme Court ruling that video games are a form of Free Speech protected by the First Amendment, it seems like a good time to look back at some of the controversies that led the natio
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I thought I'd seen or done just about everything you could do with old found photos -- collect them obsessively, cut them up and make collages, invent stories about them, make freaky digital art
Banana Attacks Gorilla
The Wireless Center, a Verizon outlet in Strongsville, Ohio, was staging a promotion on June 29th featuring their mascot, a man dressed as a gorilla.
Welcome to Free-for-all Friday at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
On Saturday, July 9th, a new nation will join the world: South Sudan.
From homing pigeons and invisible semen ink, we turn to business spies. Trade secrets are just that, secrets, and they've been the target of spying even before the industrial revolution.
Welcome, _flossers, to the game that is sweeping that nation!