The most shoplifted food item in the U.S. is candy.
The Southern white rhino is so rare these days that in the African nature parks where they live, each animal is assigned its own armed guard to protect it against poachers.
About a week ago, Saturday Night Live and Portlandia star Fred Armisen gave the commencement address at Oregon Episcopal High School.
This is sure to be controversial, but a study by psychologists and anthropologists from the University of New Mexico finds that "Humor ability reveals intelligence, predicts mating success, and i
When browsing Bill Simmons’ new long-form sports site, Grantland, I found myself wondering two things. First, what is a “Grantland”? And second, didn’t the New York Times try this
Despite its status as a "dead" language, pretty much anything can be translated into Latin. Here are 10 modern classics that might make Latin class more fun.
1. Winnie the
It's Monday Math Square time once again, so give today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game your best.
The Search for Cleopatra.
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There are all types of different “fathers,” from biological dads to adoptive dads to foster dads to father figures. And there are also those unsung patriarchs of the animal kingdom...
If you're spending this Father's Day at the ballpark, perhaps you'll catch a ball and earn a spot on next year's list.
This dad's my hero.
Amazing catch by a Ran
Here's a manly link for a manly day that may come in handy - how to open a beer with anything.
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Editor's Note: E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons has died of complications from a stroke, CNN reported tonight.
Though the saying is “All roads lead to Rome,” if Washington D.C.
Ah, the joy of math.
Last week we saw eight clips from international versions of Sesame Street. Here are eight more from different nations!