At Arlington Public Library in Virginia, you can check out an American Girl Doll. The library has eight of them in its collection.
Did you know that Tesla coils can be tuned and played together (under computer control) to make music? News to me.
When I was growing up, my brother and I painted the fire hydrant outside our house to look like Uncle Sam to help celebrate the bicentennial.
For thousands of years, men and women have risked their lives fighting duels for lofty reasons like honor, integrity, and justice. These are not those
In this video from last Saturday, Adam Savage whips up a frenzy among his fellow secular science nerds at The Reason Rally.
Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is filled with words that seem to break the "I before E, except after C" rule; only one of them doesn't.
Ontario has legalized brothels in order to keep prostitution off the streets.
Even before the Food Network, people were making fun of television chefs. More accurately—the Muppets were making fun of television chefs. The Swedish Chef has grown to be a beloved Muppet.
When John Lennon visited WNEW’s Dennis Elsas in 1974, he brought along some of his favorite records to
Some toys were doomed from the start, as any one of the thousands of people impaled by lawn darts will attest. But others seem completely incapable of causing injury or duress…until they do.
The story of the Macquarie Island ecosystem may remind you of the song about the woman who swallowed a fly.
Some of you might have noticed it already, but I only saw it last night: a new addition to my Gmail menu.
The Sagan Series continues to surprise.
We're currently about eight months away from the next presidential election, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge focuses on a particular Commander-in-Chief of t
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