Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge is a bit of fun, so while you're welcome to try to come up with a correct answer, you shouldn't feel at all bad if you d
Why Humans Need a Tribe.
They called it “Angel’s Glow.”
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Queen - Bicycle
President Obama made news this week flashing the Vulcan salute with Nichelle Nichols. Here are a bunch of other famous folk doing the
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In the late 1970s, the Phillies’ mascots were two 18th-century siblings named Philadelphia Phil and Philadelphia Phyllis, but the duo did little to attract
Sure, everyone’s tried cherry or mint lip balms, but why settle for bland when you can go for bizarre? Here are 11 of the weirdest lip gloss flavors ever.
Fish normally are found in three places: in the wild water, in aquariums, and on our dinner plates. But fish can move from one of these worlds to another.
We've covered the problems with pennies before.
Please read today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge carefully (and forgive my capitalization; I just want the instructions to be clear).
Twenty-six years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, survivors are still feeling the effects.
The folks at Squirrel-monkey have been putting together parody videos showing what popular online games and websites today might have looked like twenty or thirty years ago.
The other night, I was having a heated discussion with an acquaintance, who happens to be a smoker.
If you saw Google’s Project Glass portrayed in a film, you’d immediately dismiss it as crazy. In fact, I have seen this before.
In this 90-minute BBC documentary from 1993, we see a glimpse of Richard Feynman at his best.