The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Epic Rap Battle time! Who do you think would win in a match between Napoleon Bonaparte and Napoleon Dynamite?
You can probably deduce who John Lloyd Wright’s famous dad was.
Now that spring has sprung, you might be planning a weekend camping trip with your family or friends.
When Aztec emperor Montezuma wanted to set the mood for a special lady, he ate fistfuls of cacao beans.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
• First things first: Differently colored peppers are not different peppers at all! Typically, they signify various stages of growth and maturity.
As many as 115 acres of watermelon crop in the Jiangsu province of China have been lost due to the use of a growth accelerator called forchlorfenuron, which caused the fruit to grow so large that they
Recently I watched a great TV movie called "The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher," (also a book) based on a creepy and scandalous Victorian murder of a young boy in an English manor.
I've become increasingly fascinated with Siberia lately, that most evocative and extreme of geographies.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay segment at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is a word ladder, just aching for you to solve it.
Many items belonging to Ted Kaczynski (The Unabomber) are up for auction. Proceeds go to his victims, but does this sort of sale just glamorize his crimes?
I'm going to Caesar's Palace this weekend. And the Palms Casino. I'll be flying in to McCarran International Airport.
Here's one less thing for our interns to do. The Cosby Sweater Project is a Tumblr blog that's compiling photos of Huxtable family clothing from every episode, with a drawing to go with it.
Happy Norwegian Constitution Day! In honor of the holiday, we're showcasing one of Norway's greatest (or at least most controversial) exports.
Talk about a great way to recycle, these 14 buildings are actually constructed from plastic bottles that likely would have otherwise ended up in a landfill.