The first Girl Scout Cookies, introduced in 1917, were baked fresh by the Scouts and sold door to door.
Sparked by a popular online video series by the same name, Yacht Rock, the genre of music produced by artists such as Christopher Cross and Kenny Loggins during the late 1970s and early 1980s, has enj
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I went through a bit of a Hitchcock craze earlier in life, so I really enjoy this short film, Hitch, created by a group of German grad students.
Over at the National Geographic office, the following memo recently made its way around the company:
Bear Urine—not a joke
A package arrived at Geo...(talk about weird) 2 small bottles of Pee.
As astronauts train for space voyages, they use the Neutral Buoyancy Space Simulator, which is effectively a very large, very fancy swimming pool with a bunch of equipment in it.
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Yesterday, Scott Allen discussed "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"—an exhibit that explores how the Government has affected America’s food consumption.
Art of all kinds gives us pleasure, but when it is scaled down to miniscule sizes, it impresses us with the increased difficulty factor.
Tuesday Test Time has arrived here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
According to the 2010 Census, of the 100 U.S.
Forty years ago, the Stanford Prison Experiment shocked the academic world and led to new standards for ethics in psychology studies.
The New York Times Magazine posted an abstract illustration capturing stereotypes all over the world.
While many of us were busy celebrating the Fourth last week, an important milestone slipped by us: the birthday of the bikini.
There aren't a whole lot of people who could bounce back after supporting something as odious as New Coke, but if anyone could do it, it was Bill Cosby.
This week's theme is plus. We might be talking about plus sizes, we might be talking about addition - whatever it is, the word plus will come into play.
On July 4, award-winning chef Jose Andres opened a pop-up restaurant in Washington, DC.
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