Only two people remain who are fluent in Ayapaneco—but they refuse to talk to each other.
A scientist takes a closer look at the 1873 battle between a fisherman and a giant squid. There's even a photograph or two!
You know the names of our solar system's planets, but you might not have realized that hundreds of asteroids and minor planets also revolve around the sun, and many of them are named after celebr
What do you do when you get to the top of a mountain? Take a good look around, congratulate your buddies, and...shoot a video.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of library-related items. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
My five-year anniversary is coming up soon, and we always said we'd head back to Europe for it (we honeymooned in Italy).
We have tons of 24 hour businesses these days, but few people have ever ventured to stay in any of these places for a full 24 hours.
Sun dogs (aka parhelions) are surprising visual phenomena which look like halos around the sun, or in other cases "false suns" some distance from the real sun.
There's a shelf in our Ohio office where we store books that would make nice prizes. That shelf is full, so I've been asked to ramp up the giveaways.
What do you get the Commander-in-Chief who has everything? Let's look back at some of the more interesting gifts presidents have received.
1. George W. Bush: Raw
There was a time when water fights were much more civil.
In each entry below, the number 2 stands for a two-letter sequence that repeats in each word. Here's an example:
In this sample, the 2 represents AN, and so T2Z2I2 equals TANZANIAN.
10 Notorious Criminals Proven Innocent After Execution.
A small can of uranium ore goes for $34.95 on Amazon.
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Say hello to our new spokesbaby, Lydia Louise Conradt! You can see what other baby paraphernalia she's endorsing in the kids section of the mental_floss
Hanging out at the water park is a great way to beat the heat as the summer's temperatures rise, but take a lesson from the folks in these videos: It's not always as easy at it looks.