Carly Simon’s dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster.
Bizarre Image of Man Tickling Chimp via ShutterstockIn 1897, psychologists established that there are two kinds of tickles.
A few years ago, the Swiss ball migrated from the gym to the office en masse.
You know it's officially The Future when a human-like robot (the NAO) is able to pet (well, brush, actually) a cat via a complex hack involving a treadmill, Kinect, Wii, and Head-Mounted Display
One of the reasons why I like the Scrabble app better than Words With Friends is that it has that wide-smiling Teacher.
Ketchup and catsup are simply two different spellings for the same thing, a modern, Westernized version of a condiment that European traders were introduced to while visiting the Far East in the late
Magic Eye's granddaddy was the random dot stereogram invented by neuroscientist and psychologist Bela Julesz in 1959 to test people’s ability to see in 3D.
© Roy Hsu/Blend Images/CorbisMost people have heard that in China, you're only allowed to have one kid. But does that apply to everyone?
The circling thing is a relic of domestic dogs' wild past, a bit of hard-wired behavior that hasn't been bred out yet.
While researching the post 10 Heroic Battlefield Medics, I came across a couple of fascinating stories about military chaplains and their wartime exploits.
Today I've got a doozy of a lecture for you.
We're going to do something different today. Special different.
Our latest issue — "The Most Important Questions of 2012" — is now on newsstands and in mailboxes.
There are four living former U.S. presidents and five living former First Ladies, but a stout 27 living presidential offspring.
Al Qaeda appears to be fading away. Since bin Laden's death, the terrorist group has become decimated, discouraged, and underfunded.
10 Amazing Stories of Animal Prosthetics.
Here we have some amazing clips from one of our favorite shows, Jeopardy!. Everything from our colleague Ken Jennings using a dirty word on air to stupid category titles and hilarious answers.
Here's a little-known fact: today is National Trivia Day! Let's celebrate with some of our favorite facts, pulled from our Amazing Fact Generator and the @mental_floss Twitter