A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
BekensDwarf asks: "How do they make decaf coffee when the caffeine is in the bean?"
In 1919, suffragists went on a train tour highlighting the inhumane prison sentences served by so many women who fought for the right to vote.
Published in 1658, 'The History of Four-Footed Beasts, Serpents and Insects' presents a catalog of the known animals at the time in several volumes
Though organized crime tends to be a boys' club, there have been a slate of deadly women who have broken into its ranks.
Today the New York Times has a nice piece about our YouTube channel. Here are some other NYT first mentions worth mentioning.
since temperature is a feature of the molecular properties of a substance, the air itself isn't made any cooler by movement—it just makes us feel cooler when it blows by.
Although handy for describing a good night’s sleep, these analogies don’t always match reality.
©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. All rights reserved. Mental Floss® is a registered trademark owned by Felix Dennis. mentalfloss.com is a trademark owned by Felix Dennis.