About one in every 2 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
You probably had dozens of them in a shoebox. They were strange and awesome and … pink. But just what were those M.U.S.C.L.E. figures anyway? Let’s take a look.
Forty years ago, on November 29, 1972, a startup called Atari announced the release of Pong, a coin operated “video game.” The company’s name was taken from the ancient Japanese b
Let's say you worked at a major TV network. Your job is to revive one show from the 1990s with the original cast, but years later. Not a remake.
In my house, we really like Mexican food. And Thai food. Oh, and Chinese food. We like all food, I guess, but that’s sort of beside the point.
Next time you try to avoid a sick friend or refuse to hug a sick family member, don't feel bad—you're just doing it to protect yourself.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge brings with it a brand new word ladder.
The Powerball lottery passed 500 million dollars -the biggest jackpot ever.
The walls of the educational hall of fame are lined with photos of the best teachers: Miss Frizzle. Mr. Wizard. And Bill Nye, the Science Guy.
The most impressive thing about this photo isn't the way the sun looks as it is setting behind the weeping willow. It's that it's not really a weeping willow at all.
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Improv Everywhere creates a Black Friday mob at the dollar store.
What’s next? Bungee jumping woodchucks? BASE jumping otters?
Today is Bill Nye’s birthday—and to commemorate the occasion, we delved into the sometimes steamy (let's just say Doc Brown is involved), always wacky world of fan fiction based on everyone'
Bradley Cooper. Channing Tatum. Kim Jong Un?
She's funny, she channels emotions we all share but tend to hide, and she's a cat. Is it any wonder that the internet loves Grumpy