The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Behold, a wheelchair that can be completely controlled just by facial muscles. This could mean movement, freedom, and so much more for paralysis victims.
Bricks of War.
Long before Tori Amos sang “Cornflake Girl,” she was Cornflake Girl.
Back in 1984, when Tori was just 21, she beat out Sarah Jessica Parker to star in ads for Kellogg’s Just Right, a breakfast cere
On this date in 1985, Americans were introduced to the Nintendo Entertainment System. And thank goodness!
Short version: prepare to have your mind blown by scientastic weirdness (also known as "quantum levitation").
Yesterday's post about first world problems continues today as I've just learned that there's a new Android app called, “I’m Getting Arrested,” which alerts one’s family, friends (even
Last week you saw 10 Brilliant Halloween Costumes, but there's more! Just look at the variety of ideas creative people come up with for the one occasion we can be anything we want.
It's Tuesday Test Time once again at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
Women Who Kill the Men They Love.
It’s Boss’s Day, and while many of us have supervisors who have totally earned that “World’s Best Boss” mug, I bet lots of you at least briefly contemplated adding a little extra something to the cook
Every now and again, you screw something up and deserve to get reamed out. No one does a more effective reaming than fictional White House Communications Director Toby Ziegler.
One of my favorite sub-reddits over on reddit.com is First World Problems. Today, there are a handful that made me smile, like these five:
Penguins might not need any help staying warm, but they still rely on sweaters to save their lives after oil spills.
Even the most mundane moments in the life of an iconic figure can instantly become transformed into a timeless event, rife with symbolism and capable of sparking a historic ripple effect.
As we've all heard, Andy Rooney has retired. But his body of work is vast, including 1,097 of his iconic 60 Minutes commentaries.
The alphabet, as best as historians can tell, got its start in ancient Egypt sometime in the Middle Bronze Age, but not with the Egyptians.