In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
There's something magical about an animal ignoring all of its instinctual programing to become friends with a species that would ordinarily be its enemy.
This brilliant, fun music video from France does several difficult things at the same time:
1) it perfectly captures my nostalgia for old video games
2) it makes you feel sorry for obsolete technolo
Welcome to the Thursday Brain Game.
American States That Might Have Been. To think how close I came to living in Transylvania! (via Metafilter)
Babies have sensory experiences even before birth.
Okay, I don't think I'm going out on a limb by saying that Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is a really bad movie. We know this.
If you're anything like me, you have exactly enough time in the morning to get out of bed, shower, throw on some clothes that vaguely go together and, if you're lucky, grab a bowl of cereal.
I love Snopes.
We had a record number of players this month, and a record number of 100% correct submissions on Day 5! Nicely done, gamers.
When I'm not blogging for mental_floss, I can usually be found wearing bright orange rubber pants and gutting, cutting and selling fish at my local Whole Foods (and winning awards for it).
"¢ Olive oil is one of civilization's oldest foods, dating to at least the 10th century B.C.
It used to be that a relatively small percentage of college students did internships. Back in the early 90s, it was something like 8 percent.
If you noticed something strange about this painting, you're right. The fact is, it's not actually a painting at all.
If you're the head of an American household, the odds are a little better than even that you've already mailed back your census form.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert the word BALL into the word HOOP in six (or fewer) steps.
Scientists have synthesized element 117, which fills in the hole on the periodic table.