The word "unfriend" appeared in print all the way back in 1659.
Here's a shocking secret: a lot of "reality TV" is fake.
This jewel caterpillar might look like something that belongs on the ocean floor, but it is a purely terrestrial creature.
If you like sampling new beers or hate having money, you might want to try one of these.
It's Thursday, it's late and it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation, GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common*.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
Knowing How A Magician Pulls Off A Trick Ruins the Show.
We’ve brought you libraries from Europe, South America, and North America. Now it’s time to head to Asia to see what the East has to offer.
1. David Sassoon Library,
Once upon a time, magazine publishers hired teams of commissioned salesmen that went door-to-door to drum up new subscriptions. It was a pretty inefficient way to sell magazines.
In this five-minute video, photographer Nick Moore shows us how to build and photograph your own micro-forest fire, using strike-anywhere matches in a workshop setting.
What do you do with only one day in Chicago? My family recently went there for a biannual reunion that I explained in a similar post a few years ago.
Can you come up with the one word that will solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge?
What would life be like in a world with no math? It just doesn't add up!
A Librarian Deals With Creeps, Crazies And Husband-Beaters.
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If you take a bunch of very smart, passionate science geeks, deprive them of sleep, fill them with booze, and put them in a room together, the conversations can take
Temper tantrums often lead to ejections, suspensions, and fines. But these 12 athletes went the extra mile and actually physically hurt themselves,
A few weeks back I came across this surprising fact: the Beach Boys song "Wouldn't It Be Nice" featured two accordionists, two drummers, three bassists, and thirteen more musicians.