In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
According to my buddy John M.
I would imagine that New Yorkers would be a little concerned about any unusual aircraft zipping around their airspace.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com in November, here's what you
The odds of two people with the same birthday having a child who also shares their birthday are around 1 in 133,225. But that's exactly what happened on November 24th to the White family of St.
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).
NASA announced a new kind of microbe that uses arsenic as a chemical building block instead of phosphorus, previously thought to be one of the essential elements of life.
One of our New Year traditions is to kiss someone at midnight. No pressure there, right? A kiss is a great way to start out a new year on a high note, and here's the science behind it.
For reasons unknown (but unquestioned, as it is pretty awesome), the National Institute for Health has a spellbinding flash presentation of Konrad Gesner’s entire natural history volume, Historiae Ani
1. Diego Rivera’s “Man at the Crossroads”
The Moral: Never hire a communist to do a capitalist’s
Women Rescued After Truck Lands in Tree
Erin Dawn Bowser was apparently driving too fast along Route 68 in Evans City, Pennsylvania Monday morning.
Vice Presidents never seem to get the glory that Presidents do... and the same goes for their dogs.
Hey everybody. Last night some readers started getting a scary warning message when they tried to visit our site.
Did you ever pick up the phone in another country and miss our North American dial tone?
In July 2010, Ze Frank presented this brilliantly goofy TED Talk, explaining various web projects he's taken on, including the infamous Earth Sandwich (in which people on opposite ends of the glo
According to a computer at Cambridge University, April 11, 1954 was the most boring day since 1900.