The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
Today is Rosh HaShanah, which literally translates into "Head TheYear" or "head of the year." It marks the Jewish New Year and the period where Jews finish the Torah, or the Five B
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Stephen King is writing a sequel to The Shining.
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The black swallower might not be the best known undersea creature, but it might be one of the most abhorrent.
When I heard the news last week that R.E.M. had called it quits, I was a little sad -- but then I realized I had a great excuse for posting old R.E.M. performance videos! R.E.M.
Last time I wrote about Mark Malkoff, he was busy seeing what kind of strange things he could do in an Apple store. Remember?
This week (September 24 through October 1, 2011) is the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, an "annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Ame
As a kid, I was a big fan of ThunderCats.
You may have heard that the inventor of Doritos died this week. Arch West was the marketing vice president at Frito-Lay in 1964 when he and his family took a trip to southern California.
Welcome to the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. I was the spelling champion (three years running) at my high school.
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In 1973, Francis Ford Coppola wrote Marlon Brando a letter, urging the eccentric icon to return for The Godfather, Part II.
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