When dragonflies mate, their tails form a heart.
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."
Today I typed in "It has been said t
What do you do when your Boeing 767 runs out of fuel in midair? This is not a hypothetical question; it happened in 1983.
Top 20 Logical Fallacies.
We have the Raeliens to thank for so many things, not least of all the human cloning company, Clonaid, and the sadly defunct Raelien theme park, UFOland.
Last week, we discussed notable strikes in American history. Today's topic: notable TV writers.
YouTube has become an invaluable resource to 'net surfers (not to mention bloggers) everywhere, and while it may be an impressive storehouse of great short films, historic and ephemeral footage,
Nerd culture is ascendant: I recently covered the "Tact Filter" theory, an attempt to explain communication style differences between nerds and, well, normal people.
Gary Larson is a huge hero of mine.
I've found some pretty cool things over the years that others have left by the curb.
Thanks to everyone who enjoyed our latest weekend batch of Skewed Clues. While no one got all twelve answers correct, a handful did manage to get eleven of them, and the first to do that was Kay!
Every Monday, mental_floss ventures into the archives of The New York Times to find first mentions worth mentioning.
Human Clones: New U.N. Analysis Lays Out World's Choices.
Would you like to celebrate Thanksgiving the way the Pilgrims did? Then be ready for a departure from your traditional turkey, dressing, gravy, potatoes, and pie menu!
NOTE: This weekend challenge has been completed.
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Last night, Patricia Canale owned the stage on FOX's popular game show, "Don't Forget the Lyrics." The only sad thing about her win of $100,000 was that it signaled the end of her