The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
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...
From @b_wildered on Twitter (follow him for all kinds of bizarre and often hilarious things, although this one is quite haunting and beautiful): all the Earth’s traffic — road, air, and ship - are fea
The world has been out to get lefties for thousands of years.
Just because you are singing barbershop quartet-style doesn't mean you have do "Sweet Adeline." Pop music, rock music, and modern tunes will do nicely.
Sweet Child o' Mine
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Restroom sign via Shutterstock
You see them every day when you go to the restroom, cross the street, or look at a map.
Got fifty minutes to spare? Okay, how about an unbelievable reservoir of tolerance for cacophony and 60s color schemes? Perfect.
Here are some old photos of librarians showing both the diversity of their duties and the diversity of the workers themselves.
[This post was originally published on August 4th, 2008]
These days, there's no distinguishing one keyboard from the next because all they really do is act as computer trigger devices.
Eternal Flame Extinguished Due to Unpaid Gas Bill
The former Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan has a memorial to fallen soldiers of World War II in the capital city of Bishkek, which features an "et
Let's face it; the weekend just won't arrive if we don't fly a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge up the proverbial flagpole.
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch went into foreclosure a few years ago, and was sold off in pieces.
It's Thursday, it's late and it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.