A baby can cost new parents 750 hours of sleep in the first year.
Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is home to some of the most beautiful—and most accurate—dioramas in the world.
When I was a kid, my parents often tried to sell me on the idea that carrots were good for my eyes—and if I wanted to avoid vision correction in the future, I would eat them now.
Look sharp, java monsters. It's joe's big day!
Fascinating migration data within the United States -- you can see where people are coming from or moving to county by county.
We've about completed the first week of autumn, and it's been wonderful so far.
Though fingerprints are handy for identifying perps, biologically, scientists still aren't quite sure what our fingerprints are for.
How Do You Save A Bunch of Superheroes?
Find out who rescued Marvel Comics.
What Happened to Good Old Golden Tickets?
When we start putting GPS devices in our candy bars, I think we’ve gone
If your bread wallet is empty and you need to line the flue, knight the ribbons and mosey to a beanery.
Toddler Steals Keys and Car
A four-year-old boy in Gärsnäs, southern Sweden, sneaked into his mother's jacket pocket as she slept, stole her car keys, and went for a joyride.
From Star Trek to Ren and Stimpy to Van Der Graaf Generator’s “Pioneers Over C,” pop culture and fiction are filled with men, women, and animals who have gone excitedly beyond the bounds of the Earth
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
As we’ve been seeing lately, everything politicians have done since birth ends up being in the news—especially during election time.
Say hello to Joe, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Students graduate from college and suddenly confront crushing debt. One professor proposes that they stop paying them.
The Three Stooges’ 15 Greatest Sports Moments.
Image credit: Duke.eduThere was a time when almost every university student was a sophomore. Well, a sophister, to be exact, but that’s where the word “sophomore” originated.