TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
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Way back on March 26, 2001, Sesame Street aired an episode explaining that a hurricane was moving up the eastern seaboard, headed for Sesame Street.
The ruins of San Francisco's City Hall after the 1906 earthquake and fire.
Here's a brand new Monday Math Square challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Yesterday would have been Kurt Vonnegut's 90th birthday.
Today the U.S. Army is celebrating its 240th birthday.
Was Le Cochon Danseur (The Dancing Pig) the first meme? If you haven't seen it, you really must.
In this brief tech demo, Nigel Ackland shows off his new prosthetic hand, the bebionic v3.
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We've got a great big Wreck-It Ralph giveaway happening tonight on Twitter.
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As a Disney geek and former Nintendo addict, I was fired up for Wreck-It Ralph when I heard about it at the D23 Convention last year.
Leading up to Veterans Day, D.B. Grady will be covering each of the five branches of the U.S.
In this live story from The Moth, Malcolm Gladwell explains how he ruined his friendship with his college friend Craig.
This "Should You Leave The Shower?" flowchart describes me more or less every day.
The story of Hustisford looks very much like the story people usually tell about their immigrant ancestors. But in this story, there's a twist.