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8 Famous People With Purple Hearts

Jill Harness

Most of you already know that Purple Hearts are medals awarded to soldiers who have been injured by the enemy while serving in the U.S.

Babe Ruth's Final Years

Eddie Deezen

George Herman "Babe" Ruth was, in pretty much everyone's opinion, the most popular and beloved baseball player of all time. Ruth played 22 years in the major leagues, hitting 714 hom

I Need a Name

Jason English

There's a woman who's going to be contributing to our site. She's quite good and I'm quite excited. When she asked if she could write under an alias, I wasn't sure.

Yo-Yos in Space!

Chris Higgins

In this video, astronaut Don Pettit demonstrates yo-yo tricks in space. Yes, he's on the International Space Station making time to vlog about yo-yos and science.

15 Awesome Kickstarter Projects

Andréa Fernandes

I love the site Kickstarter, which enables people to raise funds for all kinds of projects, from indie comic books to clothing lines to theater performances.

Brain Game: Foiled Again!

A careful examination of the clues in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge should provide the answer. Good luck! What do the names of these U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: 1995 Internet PSA

Andréa Fernandes

Miss Cellania is on vacation, so I’ll be filling in this week. Enjoy! A young player was ejected from the Scrabble National Championships after he was caught cheating.

19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your Vocabulary

Jason English

Happy cabbage: A sizable amount of money to be spent on self-satisfying things.

The Late Movies: Paul Simon's Concert in Central Park, 21 Years Later

Chris Higgins

Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Simon put on a massive concert in Central Park.

Why Can't You Start Your Own Post Office?

Ethan Trex

As more and more Americans embrace email and other communication technologies, the U.S. Postal Service has absorbed the hit.

11 Scary Evil Monsters From World Religions

M Asher Cantrell

Religion teaches its followers lessons through parables about kindness and love and doing the right thing.

Sale: 20% Off All Home & Office

Andréa Fernandes

*Must use coupon code CLASSACT at checkout. Expires August 20, 2012, at midnight. Excludes magazine subscriptions, package deals, and clearance

The Missing Links: Springfield's Most Obscure Residents

Colin Patrick

Who Doesn’t Love Baron Von Kiss-A-Lot? There have been an astounding 508 episodes of The Simpsons.

The Night The Beatles Rocked Shea Stadium

Eddie Deezen

Though the Fab Four found it hard to remember the second occasion, the Beatles actually played Shea Stadium twice.

Flowers Bursting into Bloom

Chris Higgins

Need a little tranquility? In this two-and-a-half minute time lapse video, we see a whole bunch of flowers blooming.