A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
mental_floss is hitting the road this Fall, and for good reason:Â October's going to be a big month.
Most people thought the 1980 Republican National Convention would be a bit of a snoozer.
Maggots Force Plane Down
A US Airways flight from Atlanta to Charlotte was forced to return to Atlanta when maggots began falling on the passengers.
According to the 2010 American Time Use Survey, the average American spends 8.67 hours sleeping each day.
Related Fact: Women spend slightly more time than men sleeping: 8.73 hours compared to 8.62
Thanks to the crowd of 100+ that attended the mental_floss challenge at theÂ Mensa American Gathering yesterday evening at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn.
The movie Airplane! opened 30 years ago today. Over, Oveur, roger, Roger, and don't call me Shirley!
The Reduced Shakespeare Company is known for performing fast-paced, quick-witted versions of famous literary works.
Solve the following puzzle and you may win your pick of anything you want from the neatoshop (valued under $25). Again, we'll leave the contest open until midnight PT. Ready? Set.
If you're lucky, you'll get to spend at least part of the holiday weekend firing up a grill and enjoying some tasty treats.
1. Mary - 91,673 babies, about 6.5 percent of female babies.
2. Anna "“ 38,159 babies, about 2.73 percent of female babies.
Here's a Haiku which, according to commonly accepted English practices, is both a valid Haiku when read aloud (in English), and holds meaning and even a sort of story -- even though it contains o
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
Our new issue is on newsstands and in mailboxes (or beach bags or bathrooms or wherever it is you do your _flossing).
Happy Canada Day! Canada became independent of Britain gradually, in stark contrast to the fit we Yanks threw in the 1770s. The celebration of Canada Day grew gradually as well.