The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
It’s Casual Dress Friday
It’s Friday, so you may be at your office right now wearing jeans. If so, your office is one of many with a relaxed end-of-week dress code.
As I continue flipping through my copy of the Dictionary of American Slang (1967), it seems like every page has a new term for "drunk." We've discussed "on a toot" (a drunken
The whale that sparked decades of elementary school sing-alongs has swum to the big ocean in the sky.
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.
Each week I provide links to stories about libraries, authors, and books. Today we're going to do something different!
Hollywood always makes bank robberies look so easy (with some notable exceptions).
It's been 11 days since an inebriated Chris Higgins live-blogged Curiosity's landing. What's the rover been up to? Here's a round-up of the best photos of Mars since the
Police, military, and security personnel have used dogs for years to locate explosives.
It's time to don your thinking cap and tackle today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Miss Cellania is on vacation, so I’ll be filling in this week. Enjoy!
Big news: Ecuador has granted Julian Assange political asylum...
A few weeks ago, we gave you 21 countries that have only won a single Olympic medal.
In our last two macabre getaways, we planned an almost-cross-country trip to see various items tied to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and took in the best of America’s medical oddities.
Welcome back to The Late Movies, _flossers! As always, the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section.
Lisa Bonet - "Baby, I Love Your
Invisible Bike Helmet = Mind Blown
The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.
The video starts slow, but wait for the bike helmet reveal.
Most of you already know that Purple Hearts are medals awarded to soldiers who have been injured by the enemy while serving in the U.S.