ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
1. Mistletoe, not unlike some you may have smooched beneath it, is a parasite. The plant sucks water and minerals through a sinister-sounding bump called a haustorium that forms on the host tree.
"We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it's forever." -Carl Sagan So ends this inspiring video in which Sagan reads from his classic Pale Blue Dot, while we see famou
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert REIN into DEER in the fewest steps possible.
The Most Heroic Animals of 2010. Read stories of dogs, cats, horses, dolphins, rabbits, and a cow that might leave you a little verklempt.
If you've ever been to 826 Valencia (aka The Pirate Store) in San Francisco or The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store, then you're already familiar with the concept behind the Hoxton Street Mon
In case you missed it, last weekend's Project for Awesome was an incredible and sort of unprecedented outpouring of activism on behalf of (what seemed like) the entire YouTube community.
As a self-proclaimed word nerd, I love when the word of the year is announced.
We're less than 24 hours away now!
Tomorrow morning, at precisely 10:30am, we will announce your four starting locations right here on this blog (also on the following Twitter accounts: @menta
Tis the season, and if you're like a lot of gift-buyers out there, Dad is both the easiest and the hardest family member to shop for -- sure, you can always get him golf clubs or bottles of fancy
I'm not colorblind, I'm just "green-weak." At least that's what I tell everyone.
Everyone says they want to be home for the holidays, but for homeless animals, this wish is often an impossible dream.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).
The only total lunar eclipse of 2010 will be visible from all of North America on Monday night/Tuesday morning.
From Shilo, there is nothing to fear except fear itself … unless you lack the ability to fear!
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you