Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
With some notable exceptions like blueberries, bluefish and blue corn, the color blue is rare among edible plants and animals.
My son, Jack, is at it again with a new video review over on GeekDad. It's safe to say that this is the shortest review of Apple's new operating system that you'll ever watch.
By far one of the best HBO series of all-time, The Wire, had a lot of original characteristics going for it: plots that stretched over and across multiple seasons for starters, and a different variati
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
• Originating over 2,500 years ago, soy sauce was likely a way to "stretch" salt, a historically pricey find.
Continuing my week of excellent HD videos, here's an HD time lapse from my hometown of Portland, Oregon.
Have fun with today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The U.S. government has a few job openings in Houston, Texas, with some travel required. Applications will be taken now through January.
The Purse is infamous in our family. A couple (ahem, maybe a few) decades ago, my grandma bought my mother a handbag. The Purse in question had the appearance of denim but was plastic-y to the touch.
It's that time of year again! Time for NGM's annual photo contest.
While poking around in Google Analytics the other day, I was a little surprised to learn this was our all-time most popular story. I thought it was this. Or maybe this.
In a job application for Regency Furniture posted online, free agent guard Delonte West checked the "full-time" box and answered "yes" to the question, "Have you ever been con
If you enjoyed yesterday's video of the Earth taken from the ISS, you might enjoy this slow-motion video of a Saturn V rocket blasting off to take Apollo 13 to the moon in 1970 (spoiler alert: t
If you want to get a gift for someone who seems to have everything they need or want, here's a bit of advice. You should get them something they can use up!
Here's the mentalfloss.com Brain Game with a new Tuesday Test Time challenge. Good luck!
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