Wilford Brimley was Howard Hughes' bodyguard.
The Lunar New Year begins on February 3rd. According to the Chinese zodiac, we will welcome the Year of the Rabbit.
The enormous Mesoamerican barrier reef system is facing an expanding list of destructive forces – such as pollution, warming ocean temperatures and overfishing.
It's Tuesday Test Time; good luck! What's the next number in this sequence, and why?
1, 7, 11, 27, 77, ?
Here is the ANSWER.
107 or 111.
A Plague of Pigs in Texas. At least a million invasive wild hogs are eating everything in sight, spreading disease, and wrecking the ecosystem.
Tucker plays the piano and sings.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Jem Cohen is one of the pioneers of "experimental" documentary -- or "punk rock" doc, if you prefer -- and has spent his filmmaking career solidly outside the mainstream, working o
I was, uh, one of the authors of the Port Huron Statement. The original Port Huron Statement.
Not the compromised second draft. And then I, uh...
Like humans, animals are prone to birth defects and devastating accidents that leave them disabled.
Okay, the snake is now eating its tail. Back in November, we were treated to No, THIS is How Michael Caine Speaks -- a series of Michael Caine impersonations, along with more in the comments.
This rather blows my mind.
By Maggie Koerth-Baker
According to the Organic Trade Association, organic foods have become a $20 billion industry. And a quick scan of the grocery store aisles seems to confirm that.
When the hundreds of cigarette vending machines sitting in bars and restaurants all across the country became taboo – or downright illegal – the people behind Art-o-mat had a good idea about how to us
Thanks for playing the Monday Math Square. The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
You can bid on NASA souvenirs, ephemera, and hardware from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo projects. The auction of 422 items will begin on January 13th.
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