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Emily Petsko is a former staff writer at Mental Floss. Her writing has appeared in Lonely Planet, The Guardian, and several lifestyle publications in Asia.
"Faces of Frida" includes more than 800 items, including personal photographs of the artist, as well as letters and journal entries that she penned.
You'd be surprised by the number of Uber passengers who leave their pets behind—including one person forgot their fish tank (with fish and water inside).
The city's raccoon-proof trash bins don't exactly work as intended.
It's all about perspective.
The answer is a bit complicated.
Pluralizing a last name can seem confusing—and it gets even more confusing when you want to make a name both plural and possessive. Here’s how to correctly do both.
Mary Katharine Goddard was one of America’s first publishers, and she was tasked with printing and delivering the Declaration of Independence to the 13 colonies.
Poison ivy can take many different shapes and sizes. It can appear in small patches, take the form of creeping vines or a bush, and can even mimic the appearance of a tree it has wrapped itself around.
The figurative phrase is more than 200 years old, but the obscure etymology of a 'red herring' is a fishy story that is itself a red herring.
“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” is a little exaggerated itself. Find out the real story behind this famous quote.
Dachshund is actually made up of two smaller German words (dachs, which means “badger,” and hund, which means “dog”) and it's not pronounced “dash-hound.”
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