The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
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.
Each week I provide links to stories about libraries, authors, and books. Today we're going to do something different!
Hollywood always makes bank robberies look so easy (with some notable exceptions).
It's been 11 days since an inebriated Chris Higgins live-blogged Curiosity's landing. What's the rover been up to? Here's a round-up of the best photos of Mars since the
Police, military, and security personnel have used dogs for years to locate explosives.
It's time to don your thinking cap and tackle today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Miss Cellania is on vacation, so I’ll be filling in this week. Enjoy!
Big news: Ecuador has granted Julian Assange political asylum...
A few weeks ago, we gave you 21 countries that have only won a single Olympic medal.
In our last two macabre getaways, we planned an almost-cross-country trip to see various items tied to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and took in the best of America’s medical oddities.
Welcome back to The Late Movies, _flossers! As always, the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section.
Lisa Bonet - "Baby, I Love Your
Invisible Bike Helmet = Mind Blown
The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.
The video starts slow, but wait for the bike helmet reveal.
Most of you already know that Purple Hearts are medals awarded to soldiers who have been injured by the enemy while serving in the U.S.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth was, in pretty much everyone's opinion, the most popular and beloved baseball player of all time.
Ruth played 22 years in the major leagues, hitting 714 hom
There's a woman who's going to be contributing to our site. She's quite good and I'm quite excited. When she asked if she could write under an alias, I wasn't sure.
In this video, astronaut Don Pettit demonstrates yo-yo tricks in space. Yes, he's on the International Space Station making time to vlog about yo-yos and science.