The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Cloning a dinosaur might be a doomed pursuit (much to the dismay of a generation raised on Jurassic Park fantasies), but biologists at Brazil's Brasilia Zoo want to use genetic information from e
To Be A Fly On the Wall
Chevy hanging with Belushi. Pee-wee and Rodney kicking it. Woody and Larry chatting. Carlin and Marx clowning around. Poehler, Arnett and Sedaris laughing.
Psst! Got any crayons? You'll want a box when you see how much fun adults can have with coloring books designed just for those of a certain age. And please try to stay within the lines.1.
Earlier today, Time unleashed its list of the All-TIME Top 100 Video Games.
Harry Taylor is a photographer with an unusual specialty, at least for this century: tintypes. A tintype is a photograph made on a metal plate (often iron, and apparently never tin).
“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.”
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Enjoy today's open-ended mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge.
The Law & Order database from Overthinking It is complete.
Andrew Bird is my favorite violinist, partly because he's not just a violinist.
Say hello to what may just be the loneliest planet in the universe.
A hydrophonic vertical growing system, designed by Windowfarms, in the museum's Weston Pavilion.
Today would have been Claude Monet’s 172nd birthday, so in honor of one of the world’s most influential impressionists, here are a few tributes to his famous works of art.
1. Land of Misfit
This is the third installment of legendary monsters of North America, as everyone has their local favorite -or has even seen one of these creatures!