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Baseball's Best (and Weirdest) Ballpark Promotions

Scott Allen

In the 1960s, Major League Baseball teams began giving away bats, balls, caps, and helmets to lure fans to the ballpark. As Mets vice president James K.

Gmail Motion

Chris Higgins

OMG, you guys. Finally, Gmail Motion is here! Now you can use easy, real-world gestures to control Gmail. Want to send a message? Just pantomime licking a stamp and putting it on an envelope.

Is That Really an Airline?

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There are thousands of airlines in the world, and they can't all be as straightforward as "Air France." Can you tell the honest-to-god airlines from the totally-made-up ones?

Rename Your School for Your Favorite Teacher

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

neatorama presents: HDYK? – {day 4}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

All the stories have been thoroughly checked this week, and only one is an April Fool.

Madagascar's Legendary Man-Eating Tree

Ransom Riggs

It's probably one of the most fantastical tales in all of botany: the legend of the man-eating tree.

Brain Game: Apollo's Friday

It's Free-for-All Friday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. And to allay your suspicions, there's no fooling in today's game, except for the title.

Morning Cup of Links: April Fool!

Miss Cellania

April Fools' Day Pictures: 4 Historic Science Hoaxes. They weren't just for one day, either. * 5 Wacky Internet Pranks That Can Get You Jail Time.

5 Questions: Everybody Plays the Fool

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The Quick 10: 10 Trademarked Colors

Stacy Conradt

Thinking about starting a chocolate company and using a rich purple hue for the wrappers? Think again - there’s already a lock on that color.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Duncan Hines

Ethan Trex

You may have a box of Duncan Hines cake mix in your cupboard, but you may not have known that, unlike Betty Crocker, Hines was a real person.

The Late Movies: Ceremonial First Pitches

Mark Arminio

Today was baseball's Opening Day, where everyone has a record of 0-0.

How Did You Know? – Day 3 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Innovative Wine Racks

Jill Harness

Ordinary wine racks and cellars are so drab and unoriginal—which only makes these 34 creative wine holders stand out even more.