12+1 = 11+2, and "twelve plus one" is an anagram of "eleven plus two."
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Here's a short, beautifully shot video: a visual explanation of how the human population got to 7 billion, using tinted water dripping into and out of seven glasses -- one for each continent.
Another week, another party, another playlist that needs ordering.
Just a couple of days ago, we had 10 Strange and Wonderful Boat Races. Readers suggested other boat races, hinting that a list of ten was not enough.
Authors like H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, and Robert Heinlein have long envisioned a future where the automobile gives way to massive, high-speed moving walkways.
“A combination of grassy notes with a tang of acids and a hint of vanilla over an underlying mustiness” is how an international team of chemists describes the unique odor of old books in a study.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge focuses on America's Game. Can you solve it?
Are feminism and comedy natural enemies? Louis C.K.
Don't say, "I don't know."
Has the presidential race soured you on politics as usual? Next time you’re in the voting booth, consider casting your ballot for a nontraditional candidate.
I love The Secret Life of Machines, a late-1980s series about how everyday machines work.
The Thin T-Shirt Material This Batsuit Is Made of Will Surely Protect Me!
Because I fully intend to mention Batman as much as possible this week, have a look at this LIFE gallery of behind-the-scenes
Think about "Tears of a Clown" by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. Think about "Cool Jerk" by The Capitols. Or "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" by Stevie Wonder.
Spoiler Alert: It is not. But here's why that warning is on there in the first
File this under Seems Like a Hoax, But Isn't.