The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Don't worry, you won't need a passport (or a sporting event program) to solve the Tuesday Test Time challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The Artist might have been Uggie's 15 minutes, but here's a more comprehensive study of the 10-year-old Jack Russell's showbiz career.
Do dead people crave donuts?
Installment #14: In the years leading up to the First World War, the European Great Powers competed in a number of ways, ranging from colonies to armaments to trade and finance.
Groucho Marx is unmatched in wit and humor. But one of his most poignant moments wasn’t remotely funny, nor was it caught on camera like so many of his one-liners and zingers.
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company was officially incorporated in New York on this date in 1912.
From Wikimedia Commons: Picture of the Pitch Drop Experiment from University of Queensland featuring the current (2007) custodian, John Mainstone (picture taken in 1990), two years into the life of th
(This post was originally published on September 20th, 2011.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Games challenge is a brand-new Monday Math Square.
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Today LIFE.com is featuring previously unpublished photos of Hitler's Bunker and the ruins of Berlin.
Anchorman director Adam McKay wants to rem
San Francisco photographer Sharon Beals is here to remind us just how beautiful birds' homes can be.
This past week I spent some quality time in the children's section of the Wayne Public Library.
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io9 posted this great creepy article about an incredibly dangerous water slide that combines an astounding amount of phobias.
The Los Angeles Riots began on April 29, 1992, after officers in the Rodney King case were acquitted of almost all charges.
Let’s say that the conspiracy theorists are right...