Slumber Party Barbie of 1965 came with her own "How to Lose Weight" book. One tip: "Don’t eat."
Biologists used to think that purrs were the sound of blood surging through cats’ inferior vena cava, the large vein that carries blood from the lower half of the body into the heart.
Hop across the Atlantic to solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge.
Presidents & Politicians
What's with presidents and High Noon?
Public schools are experimenting with classes segregated by sex. On the one hand, it eliminates some student stress and inhibitions.
Johnny Weissmuller made it famous. Carol Burnett made it funny. But the origin of Hollywood’s iconic jungle cry is shrouded in
While I may be a tattooed professional blogger, I’ve never been driven to get a tattoo of something related to the internet—especially given how fast things fizzle out online.
A few days ago, photos of Prince Harry cavorting naked with a blonde hit the web.
There are probably blackout periods you can’t remember at all from your childhood, and the memories you do have are likely hazy and garbled.
Missile engineer Destin (last name undisclosed) made waves a few weeks back with his video explaining Why Cats Usually Land on Their Feet.
The heart is the most important muscle in the body, so it seems like something of a marketing ploy by the folks at Bayer to suggest that something so simple as a humble aspirin tablet can be of any us
Stickmen May Not Have Organs, But They Do Have Feelings
The plight of the stickman doesn’t get nearly enough attention these days.
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