M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
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.
• The word "tuna" has not been around particularly long.
Whether it’s a racy photograph or an article that expresses an unpopular point of view, most magazines have been mired in controversy at some point (though we don't remember anyone yanking our Sw
Plenty of caterpillars use camouflage to protect them against predators until they pupate, but the Camouflaged Looper remains unique.
Because your nostrils split their workload.
Here's a new word ladder for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
Jeri Williams survived gang rape, sex trafficking, jail, and homelessness.
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With April Fools' Day, Passover, and Easter, there are a few mainstream holidays to observe in April.
Today is Doris Day's birthday! With an entertainment career that spanned nearly 50 years, Day was America's sweetheart.
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File under "News to Me": you know that old story about how northern hemisphere toilets flush counter-clockwise, and southern hemisphere toilets (and buckets