About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
Tonight (March 2, 2010) on NOVA: The Pluto Files, featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, about the controversy over the "demotion" of Pluto from planetary status in 2006.
Recent studies show that an afternoon nap is good for us. I can vouch for that, as I nap every day around 2PM.
If you've ever wondered just how really, really bad the "Really, Really Bad Rebus" can be, today's the Brain Game for you.
Randall Munroe ponders the optimum number and configuration of urinals in a men's room for the International Choice of Urinal Protocol.
Today's "Late Movies" is a bit like David's "Tuesday Turnip" column -- I searched YouTube for the phrase "worst ever" just to see what I'd find, and man di
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.
Today is a rather painful day in American history - the day the first three accused women were brought before the court in the Salem Witch Trials.
I just came across a great New York Times piece on the mail service in the Victorian era.
The casual fan generally needs a program to keep track of all the players at a spring training baseball game. After all, it's not every day that Billy Crystal bats leadoff for the Yankees.
If you turn to page 9 of the March-April issue of mental_floss, you'll find a great photo of the magazine in its natural habitat, sent in by reader Sarah from Mountain View, California.
Animal lovers often debate whether or not it's acceptable to turn a wild animal into a domesticated pet.
Stock up for spring!
When someone sees you wear the Aurora Watch by designer Jihun Yeom, they'll think you're wearing a watchband that the actual timepiece
For most people, the word "fjord" conjures up thoughts of Scandinavia and the majestic, frozen North.
Ready for another sneak peek from the all-new 10 Issue? This one comes straight from our piece 10 Amazing Ways Video Games Can Change Your Life.