In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
Pickiness: The Secret Eating Disorder Nobody’s Talking About.
Welcome once again _flossers to the Thursday Late Movies. As always, it's GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.
This has been bothering some people for decades.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
Here are some reasons to celebrate this month, plus the once-in-a-lifetime chance to create your own holiday.
March 1st: National Peanut Butter Lover’s
As you and I sit here like dopes in front of our computers, a swarm of alpha nerds are basking in the Long Beach sun and enjoying TED2012.
I discovered the absolutely adorable needle feltings of Kit Lane via pokate.com and knew I had to post some of them here.
There are over a million described species of insects, and even more when you count the arthropod class they belong to -but more are being discovered every day.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is quick to dispense, but may take a bit to figure out.
The government of North Korea has offered to stop their nuclear activities and submit to inspection in exchange for food.
Most educators dream of the opportunity to teach at an elite university, but after teaching one free online course for Stanford with 160,000 students, Sebastian Thrun realized the prestige just wasn
Here's a roundup of screensavers from the '90s, when they were delightfully corny, 3D graphics meant "the future," and flying toasters invaded our dreams. Enjoy!
Reader Bill wrote in to ask, “Why does the sound of running water make me want to pee—and sometimes
To quote a song from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd, it’s Hard to Believe.
Big news from NASA—2011/12 was a record-breaking year when it came to astronaut applications.