At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
Carl Zimmer's list of banned words for beginning science writers. Wonderful idea: leave the jargon in class and just tell us what happens.
5 New Ways to Tie a Tie.
In any argument about frivolous lawsuits, someone will bring up “that woman who sued McDonald’s over the hot coffee and won four ba-jillion dollars.” Let’s take a closer look at 1994’s Liebeck v.
Tonight for The Late Movies, we have a series of famous speeches, recreated for your enjoyment.
The Golden Globes are coming up this weekend, which means it’s time for a new Miss Golden Globe.
oops is a short film featuring YouTube clips of cameras being dropped, submerged, thrown, or otherwise lost -- mostly by accident.
A few months ago I posted a delightful short film by Studiocanoe, about his job as a projectionist, and how esoteric and precious his endangered profession had become.
One of the ways independent book stores distinguish themselves from the big chain stores is to make their shop into a literary home, where people like to hang out.
It's Think Thursday here at the mental_floss Brain Game.
Decipher the name of a 1992 grunge hit single referenced in the following clue.
Google invites students between the ages of 13 and 18 to enter their global online science fair. Prizes include a trip to the Galapagos islands and a trip to CERN.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
"Dancing in the Dark" was a huge hit for Bruce Springsteen in 1984.
From the "I Didn't Know They Could Put a Computer in That" department, apparently the Livescribe Echo™ Smartpen is a pen computer that runs software.
On any given day corporations, PR firms and marketing personnel disperse thousands of press releases out into the world – touting new products, upcoming events and nearly any other conceivable news nu
If history hadn't changed, we would be watching Gabrielle Reece dominate Mintonette, Tony Hawk would be a leader in the world of sidewalk surfing, and Forrest Gump would have been an amazing wiff
In 1965, Command Pilot Gus Grissom and Pilot John Young successfully piloted the Gemini 3 spacecraft on a four-hour and forty-three-minute mission into Earth’s orbit, completed a handful of tests of t