There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
I admit it: I'm kind of a video geek.
Even if you consider yourself immune to the charms of coyotes, the blog Daily Coyote might still win you over.
Today marks the 230th birthday of one of France's most famous socialites, Juliette RÃ©camier.
Online deal-finding site dealnews has been running a Cubicle Warfare feature, mixing pointers to cheap office warfare devices (like $2 Potato Guns) with a hilarious blow-by-blow narrative.
We've compiled all the foods you love, and all the places you need to thank for them in one easy-to-skim list. Story for mental_floss magazine by Streeter Seidell.
Short and sweet:
Mangesh and I are about to hop on a plane to Birmingham.
The legend of Santa Claus goes way back, and branches off in many directions. But he has only used reindeer to pull his sleigh full of toys for the past 200 years or so...
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
I must admit upfront here that today'
Chimpanzees display better short-term memory than college students. It makes a great headline, but some scientists are already crying foul.
How to track down anyone online.
Somehow, reporter Michael Stusser wrangled an interview out of the notoriously press shy Genghis Khan. Take a look.
You know when you want to back up that urban legend with something official like a press release?
We originally ran this story back in February. Today a talk-show producer in New York asked us for more stories of very involved "“ or over-permissive "“ parents.
For the past three weeks, my office has been shaken every ten seconds or so by a deep booming thud, causing my desk to bounce a little and everyone in the office to cringe.
It's not every day that missing persons resurface with no idea what's happened to them, but it seems to happen often enough to at least be deemed noteworthy.
When it comes to the Olympics, our good friend Justin Feinstein is a wealth of information.