Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
During the Sicilian Mafia wars of the early 1980s, residents of Palermo feared the “white shotgun” or lupara bianca—a murder where the body disappears.
Normally when artwork is described as “dangerous,” it means it challenges the viewer to think and feel outside their comfort zone.
• The history of pecans can be traced back to the 16th century.
Back when Australia was a penal colony, Macquarie Harbor, Tasmania, was the place that Britain sent criminals who were really bad… or really clever.
Here's a word ladder, just in time for the Wednesday Wordplay segment here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
Many of us remember the highly-rated last episode of the TV sitcom Chee
Boingboing recently published an excellent and very in-depth article on the strange world of post-mortem photo collecting -- something I know a bit about, tangentially, because I'm a collector of
In 1997, a volcanic eruption buried Plymouth on the isle of Montserrat under several feet of ash, rock, and lava.
Think the Memphis Grizzlies have a terrible logo? Scratching your head about the Tampa Bay Rays' completely unintimidating sunbeam?
In February, I braved the frozen tundra of Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood to see Steve Earle in the intimate confines of the upstairs room at Johnny Brenda’s.
We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.
Science has finally confirmed what I already knew to be true: the bloody mary is one tasty beverage.
And, there appears to be a scientific explanation for the deliciousness.
Behind every great action movie there's a team of great sound effect engineers wearing high heels to simulate footsteps and slapping gloved hands on various objects to simulate punches and kicks.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. cares for thousands of active and retired members of our armed forces.
Fellow _floss contributor and all-around Brainiac Ken Jennings has recently made a public resurgence, after (sadly) losing to IBM's Watson on Jeopardy!.
McDonald's plans to hire 50,000 new crew members on April 19 - raising their total number of U.S.