About one in every 2 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
Many of those beloved “ethnic foods” Americans crave so much—Mexican, Chinese, Italian—were actually invented or popularized in the good old USA.
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As the election season kicks into gear and all that negative rhetoric hits the airwaves, it's worth remembering that politics isn't always so nasty.
Arrested for Drunk Driving a Wheelchair
Raymound Kulma of Utica, Michigan, was pulled over by police while cruising in a motorized wheelchair.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge winds up, and here's the pitch:
June likes Major League Baseball, but she only roots for certain teams.
A group of teenagers went out to the desert where they were filming Return of the Jedi and shot some film footage of what they saw.
Welcome back to the game that never ends _flossers: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
Installment #20: Of all the new weapons systems coming on line in the years leading up to the Great War, the newest – and most open-ended – was the airplane.
Ray Bradbury’s Most Memorable & Insightful Quotes
Presented by The Guardian in random fashion.
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
Christoph Adami makes "artificial life," effectively self-replicating computer programs. If you've heard of Tierra*, that's the kind of thing Adami does.
This post was planned long ago as a followup to The Rise of the Flapper, which looked at some of the reasons for the iconic lifestyle many young women adopted in the 1920s.
We're so excited to have the Awkward Family Photos Game in our store that we've partnered with FamilyAndPartyGames.com to run a contest to give away copies of the game!
Each day, we're
Late last week, a YouTube video of Cooper, a child who had been born deaf and received a cochlear implant to allow him to hear, blew up the Internet.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge asks you to name eight specific presidents, but that shouldn't be as difficult as it sounds.
Fantasy writer Ray Bradbury is remembered for teaching a generation of readers how to dream.