Alaska is so big that you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
Today happens to be the birthday of tons of famous musicians.
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Pocket-sized multitools are a dime a dozen, but the Swiss Army Knife is an icon.
Ken Burns, creator of innumerable documentaries including The Civil War and Baseball, is the subject of a new short film about the nature of stories and storytelling.
Time For Another Round of Everyone’s Favorite Game: “Stock Photo or Disgustingly Overpriced Masterpiece”
Surely that photo shown above must be the former, correct?
• The origins of the word mayonnaise may be derived from mahonnaise, for the Spanish port of Mahon, where the French defeated the British in a 1756 naval battle.
Joel Stein's new book Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity hit stores yesterday. On Friday, we're going to give away a copy.
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Last year Chris Higgins put together some touching and heartbreaking clips from Henson's memorial services.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game asks you to choose between four commonly-misspelled words that end with the letters "ABLE." Three are spelled corr
How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit. You can't fool all the people all of the time.
A new trailer for the Ridley Scott prequel Prometheus is out, and it shows aliens!
In my life off the Internet, I live in Philadelphia, where I was born and raised.
That Nuclear Disaster Could Have Been A Real Kodak Moment
The bankrupted camera company apparently had a whole bunch of dangerous material – and barely anyone knew it.
Whether You Love This I
There are times when one big word can more effectively do the job of two words. These are not those times.
Last Thursday, This American Life LIVE played in movie theaters around the US, Canada, and Australia, beamed live via satellite from a stage performance in New York City.
Chicken nuggets and pizza, right?
Did you know that today is Peace Officers Memorial Day?