The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
There's still time to submit to our two latest contests!
First, we're giving away a copy of BjÃ¶rn TÃ¼roque's new book, To Air is Human, as well as a copy of Air Guitar Nation on DVD
If you sell your soul to the devil, you might as well have something nice and shiny to show for it, right?
This article was written by John Brandon and originally appeared in mental_floss
The Amazing Fact Generator has so much knowledge to share. If you haven't wandered down its way and learned a thing or two from it, it's right over here!
Today's newsletter had all sorts of funky formatting issues.
The new documentary Girls Rock! opens this Friday, March 7 in selected cities.
Last week, I confessed my weird love of wasting film on people I don't even know (with sometimes good, usually huh?
I was averse to the idea of the sweet potato for many years before recently giving it another shot. But after one glorious, butter and cinnamon laden mouthful ... BAM!
NASA released an image of the earth and the moon in one picture, as seen from Mars. Beautiful- you can even recognize South America!
25 Brilliant Animated Short Movies.
Our ongoing caption contest resumes today with a submission from the hugely talented Mark Anderson.
To repeat the rules, the idea here is quite simple: Your job is to come up wit
Last Wednesday was the five-month anniversary of the first 'Feel Art Again' post on the mental_floss blog.
I hate to beg, but we need your facts again, ladies and gentlemen. If I don't meet my quota, the Amazing Fact Generator says he's gonna send a couple of goons over to break my thumbs.
The comic strip Garfield hasn't made me laugh for a long time -- but its many unauthorized spinoffs amaze me.
We recently had the sidewalks torn up and redone in my neighborhood, and since then I've been finding lots of new sidewalk graffiti, mostly of the written-while-the-concrete-was-still-wet persuas
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