Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."
All year long, we try to make food that is appetizing and pleasing to the eye. Then for Halloween, we reverse that and serve food that is ugly, scary, or otherwise appropriate for the holiday.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is one of my favorite old puzzles, because (for most of us) it makes you think more than you'll think you have to think.
The challenge is to define what a "sandwich" is without running into logical exceptions.
Trying to set the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to Hula Hoop 10k? You’re going to have to beat Ashrita Furman. Most jelly eaten in one minute, blindfolded with no hands?
Reid Gower has been assembling videos featuring Carl Sagan, primarily using Sagan's narration from Pale Blue Dot and assorted documentary footage.
Is Superman a Democrat? Is Batman a Republican? And more to the point, what’s up with spandex-clad superheroes dabbling in real-life politics?
The short answer is it’s nothing new.
We always hear about how materialistic Americans are, but how do we compare on a global scale—say, in contrast to a family from Kuwait or China or Mali?
In this fun letter of note, the 55th Infantry Exchange at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas informs the Coca Cola [sic] Bottling Works about a desperate problem: the troops need more Coke.
When I tell people some of the hilarious things my son Jack has done or said over his barely-four years, they often think I'm making it up. Truth is, you just can't make this stuff up.
We may have Zachary Taylor to thank for coining the term, but it’s a journalist who popularized it nearly 30 years later.
As I’m sure many of you know, Dolley Madison was one of the most beloved fi
I offered our first Short Spell puzzle two weeks ago, so here's a second go-round for today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
The Mars Rover Opportunity has been exploring the red planet for seven years now.
The race for the 2012 Republican nomination is in full swing.
Here's a clip from National Geographic Explorer, showing Dr.
I would like… to feed your fingertips… to the wolverines.
With a simple English language lesson, Saturday Night Live proclaimed its arrival to the world on this day 36 years ago.
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