From a Millennium Falcon bed to a mousetrap bed (which just might be my favorite on the list!), here's 15 beds that will keep you up at night wishing you had cooler sleeping arrangements. Have a favorite of your own? Let us know in the comments... READ ON
Chuck Norris May Connect Austria and Slovakia
It looks like people wanting to pass between Slovakia and Austria in the future may have to cross Chuck Norris to do it. A new bike and pedestrian bridge spanning the Morava river international border will be named by an internet poll, and so far, American TV and movie star Chuck Norris has 74% of the vote. Trailing far behind are Maria Theresa Bridge (after a former empress) and Devinska cycling bridge (after a nearby town). The regional governing assembly... READ ON
We asked the same question about the NBA a few months back, but today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge focuses on that "other" winter team sport: hockey. Good luck!
What THREE current National Hockey League
franchises have team names that begin with
the same letter as their home cities?
Here are the ANSWERS.
The BOSTON BRUINS, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS, and SAN JOSE SHARKS.
Thanks for playing! Join us in three days for a new Monday Math... READ ON
What will happen if the state takes control of human reproduction? The world of science fiction can give us some frightening scenarios. (via Boing Boing)
J.K. Rowling announced that she will write another book. This one will be her first aimed at adults, but no real details are available.
Brave is Pixar's first movie featuring a strong female heroine. And she's a crack shot, as you'll see in the new trailer.
18 Stunning Images of Monsoons from Around the World. When it rains, it downpours.
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It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Chuck Berry - Johnny B.... READ ON
So let's say it's 1947, you're the War Assets Administration, and you've got 30,000 pounds of spare metallic sodium from WWII on your hands. It's too dangerous to transport -- anyone who has taken high school Chemistry knows what happens if this stuff gets wet -- so no commercial railway or trucking company will agree to transport it. So you decide to toss it into the fish-free, frozen-over Lake Lenore and film the results. "A once-lethal war chemical becomes a peacetime pyrotechnic display!" Indeed.... READ ON
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The conclusion to our two-part exclusive interview with Trace Beaulieu, formerly of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and now with Cinematic Titanic
Read yesterday's part one... READ ON
Orson Welles' last role was the voice of "Unicron" in the 1986 Transformers movie.