The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Tsunami and earthquake damage seen from the air above Sendai, Japan, one day after an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale hit the northeast coast on March 11, 2011.
Each month Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
Congress Votes to Ban the Word ‘Lunatic’
Congress cannot agree on what to do to avoid the fiscal cliff, but the House of Representatives overwhelmingly agreed to ban the word "lunatic" from
By Frances R. Catanio
They provide companionship, help law enforcement sniff out bombs and drugs, assist disabled people in their daily lives — so why not teach dogs to drive, too?
A brand new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge lies before you.
The Grammy nominations were eye-opening to everyone, whether they liked the selections or not.
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below, in this case movies, have something in common.
I Thought I Understood What Was Happening
And then, well, I'm not sure I do.
I Thought I Understood Gravity, Too
I’m not sure I understand anything now.
Craig Should Finesse
MythBuster Adam Savage's obsession with the dodo is well-documented, thanks to a TED talk he gave about his methodical recreation of the extinct bird's skeleton—not an easy task, since no co
Our resident food expert spills the history of his favorite creamy holiday
During the American Civil War, the Union Army quickly figured out how to play Confederates’ own prejudices against them.
Pumpkin pie ice cream, peppermint potato chips,and gravy-flavored sodas—'tis the season for gimmicky packaged foods.
In the timelapse video "Further Up Yonder," we hear snippets of speech from the crew of the International Space Station, also known as Space Station Alpha.
The beginning of Hanukkah is only a couple days from now -do you know where your chanukiyah, the nine-branch menorah, is?
Written by Nick Lowe (1978)
Performed by Nick Lowe