The dot of the letter "i" is called a tittle.
Installment #32: In the early years of the 20th century, the United States, a burgeoning industrial power, looked to protect its booming overseas commerce with a powerful navy.
It’s pretty hard to argue that modern cake decorators aren’t artists, especially when you look at some of their takes on games, horror movies and children’s stories.
In this funny 15-minute TED Talk, special effects guru Rob Legato explains, shot by shot, how he made visual effects work in Apollo 13, Titanic, and Hugo.
Win a golf tournament, a sweepstakes or the lottery, and you usually get two things: One regular check for your winnings and one oversized cardboard one for photo opportunities and framing above your
Cast your line and see if you can land today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge:
By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters
This year's college freshmen were born in 1994, and seeing the world from their point of view will make you feel old.
Today, the fastest man ever turns 26 years old. Olympic hero Usain Bolt was born in Jamaica on this day in 1986.
by David Wanczyk
Novels, movies, cartoons, tattoos ... everything is better on the second
Please Don’t Swear to God.
Wilt Chamberlain was born on this date in 1936. Let's check his math on his most famous
At some point in the last few thousand years, someone in India or Southeast Asia decided to try catching one of the wild fowl than ran through the jungles and roosted up in the trees.
Over the years, you've been subjected treated to tales from my garden. We've had posts about tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, pumpkins (actually two about pumpkins), and corn.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge provides the scrambled names of three hit motion pictures. Unscramble the anagrams to find the names of the movies.
Pioneer comedian Phyllis Diller died yesterday at age 95.
Argentinian publishing house Eterna Cadencia wants to make sure new authors' first books don't just sit on the shelf, so they're forcing readers to get through their newest anthology, c