The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
Jennifer and Cassandra went bowling yesterday. They spent most of their time in the restaurant and the arcade, but did manage to eke out a single game of ten-pin.
Spirit photographs are relics of the Spiritualism craze of the 19th century, and nothing more than slightly doctored double-exposures.
Over the past month, I've done Late Movies posts about the music videos of both Jonathan Glazer and Mark Romanek, and I realize that every time I do these posts I claim that whatever director I
As I mentioned earlier today, tomorrow kicks off another Reader-Submitted Quiz Week! If you've got an idea for a timed quiz (name x in y minutes), leave a comment here.
We're going a little more contemporary with today's children's books Q10, partly because I had a lot of requests for it, and partly because I adored R.L.
On April 22, NASA announced 20 years of Hubble Space Telescope pictures. Yes, our little buddy Hubble has been up there for 20 years, happily sending images back to us.
Tomorrow kicks off another edition of Reader-Submitted Quiz Week, where our 5pm Quizzes come straight from your heads.
I've always been a little more scared of water snakes than land snakes, because they're so much more stealthy.
If you're like me, when you think of world records you think of that weird guy in the Guinness Book ca. 1980 with the really really long fingernails that curled around and around.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
Y'all might remember a writer we had here a while back named John Green, who went on to fame and well, if not fortune exactly, then great acclaim in both YA lit and YouTube videoblogger circles w
The United States Holocaust memorial Museum in Washington is hosting National Days of Remembrance this week by welcoming those who liberated the concentration camps in 1945.
From Flossy reader Kate, a picture that includes a volcanic ash plume, glaciers and lightning. And as she pointed out, it's TOTALLY METAL!
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Tired of waking up in the same place every day?