The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
This image shows NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft exploring a new region in our solar system called the "magnetic highway." Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
When NASA launched its Voyager
Back in the stone age, you might remember, we had to record the events of our lives on video camcorders instead of our phones.
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We've seen beautiful libraries lined with books from all over the world, but let's face it—most of us can't really enjoy that sort of luxury at home.
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"The Hawkeye Initiative" Strikes Back Against Modern Comic Art.
The historical medical uses for leeches (some of which are still being practiced today) are pretty well known.
Buckingham Palace has confirmed what the British tabloids have suspected for a while: The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting.
Installment #47: Seeing his armies exhausted following their defeat at Chataldzha, Bulgaria’s Tsar Ferdinand (pictured) finally listened to the pleas of the Bulgarian civilian government and the advic
"The Rich Man" by Cornelis Anthonisz (1541), courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Between the 15th and 19th centuries, Europeans illustrated their books mainly with woodcuts.
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RIP: Highway House
You know what they say about real estate.
Halfway through last December, we gave you 11 unusual holidays to make the month even more festive.
"They called it the war to end all wars. The called it the London Fire. They called it the Trail of Tears. But they were all wrong.
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Here's a brand new Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game challenge.