The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
You may have first noticed the markings on the synchronized swimmers' backs. Or cascading down a beach volleyball player's chiseled abs. Birthmarks? Accessories?
Welcome back _flossers to the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Eli Manning On
Olympics + Math = Great
Love the Olympics? Yes, you do. Love arithmetic? Like I even have to ask. Well, even if you hate them both, you’ll enjoy watching this mashup.
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Are you tired of the Olympics already? Are you tired of U.S. presidential election news? Are you bogged down with back-to-school preparations? Then maybe you need some lighthearted distraction!
James Cameron narrates this documentary on the classic film 2001. It includes archival footage of the late Arthur C.
Editor's Note: This is the fourth installment of Bill DeMain's new(ish) column, where he explores the real historical events that inspired various songs.
Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge to start your day. Good luck!
What two former U.S.
What ever happened to the gold medal-winning 1996 US Gymnastics Team?
The idea that YouTube could help with any medical disorder sounds outrageous.
The Oxford Dictionary Online is a warehouse of over 600,000 words.
MTV turns 31 today.
Stanley Kubrick's 2001 is a moody sci-fi masterpiece. Its pacing is, by modern sci-fi standards, slow -- but those of us who love the movie see that as part of its appeal.
There's an aluminum pyramid perched on top of the Washington Monument. Here's how and why it got up
Get Those Boxes & Holiday Decorations & That George Bluth Out of Your Attic
...And turn your top floor into something awesome.
Dennis Rodman Is Writing A Children’s Book
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