TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
When we think of Jules Verne, we think of the genius behind 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea or Journey to the Center of the Earth (my personal favorite of only because I read it first, at an impressionab
Cucumbers never grew well in the garden at my old home. But this year we broke ground for a garden in the backyard, unearthing flood plain soil that hadn't been cultivated in decades.
Brought to you by the makers of caffeinated coffee and toasted bagels, here's the Tuesday Test Time challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Syria has closed its doors to reporters since the Middle East uprisings last spring.
What do The Hangover, Ocean's Eleven and Zoolander have in common? They all contain brief appearances by familiar faces -- and all were also hits with viewers.
An artist named Thomas Pavitt has created what he believes to be the world’s biggest connect-the-dots drawing - a portrait of Mona Lisa created with 6,239 individual points.
He created the Wall of Sound. He wore crazy wigs. And he loved
In this fifteen-minute TED Talk, game designer Kevin Slavin talks about how mathematical algorithms (a set of instructions that a person or machine can follow) no longer just participate with our worl
So yesterday, I went to Trader Joes, as I do every Sunday, stocked up on my staples, like milk, eggs, OJ, bananas, etc. and my favorite snack, Roasted Seaweed.
Creative beds aren't just for kids. People of all ages can enjoy a little imagination in the design of their sleeping chambers.
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Thinking about your own death is an unpleasant chore for most. Jae Rhim Lee, however, enjoys dwelling on the subject.
Last night fellow _flosser Ethan Trex told me Three Men and a Baby was directed by Leonard Nimoy.
To some, 84 is a "neat" number because it's evenly divisible by 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7. To others, 84 is the meaning of life (twice).
The debt ceiling standoff may ruin the government's credit rating no matter whether the deadline is met. Here are five consequences of a U.S.
Remember when Verizon's slogan demanded very directly that you "Join In"?