Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don't drift apart.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Tattoos have their fair share of downsides: the pain, the cost, and the disapproving glares from elderly family members.
Friday the 13th Lucky for the Tattoo Business
At one time, getting a tattoo of the number 13 inked in your skin on Friday the 13th was popular because it was considered an act of rebellion.
Super-hero comics have provided some brilliant cliffhangers over the decades.
Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
NASA takes us on a tour of the moon, courtesy of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
More than any other bodily injury, getting hit in the testicles is probably what every man dreads most.
It's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting, and sculpture.
When it came time to collect their medals, these athletes said, "No thanks."
Image credit: ComstockThe first documented use of the phrase in the sense of “revealing a secret" comes from a book review in a 1760 issue of The London Magazine, wherein the reviewer laments tha
In 1793, the French Revolution was in full swing. Royal sympathizers—nobles, military officers, clergy, and other aristocrats—were guaranteed a sharp kiss from the guillotine.
When the London Olympics open on July 27th, the Parade of Nations will be our introduction to the 2012 athletes.
Alex Dainis has grapheme to color synesthesia, meaning that within her brain, numbers have strong associations with colors -- "each number has its own color, or personality," she explains.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.