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Michele Debczak is a Senior Staff Writer for Mental Floss. Some of her favorite subjects include defunct theme park rides, weird-looking sea creatures, and fast food history. When she's not writing, she's probably reading about unsolved mysteries on Wikipedia.
Right-sided steering wheels on USPS trucks make delivering mail easier, but they also present safety concerns.
If you've ever wondered when to say to hoagie instead of sub (always), or what qualifies as a jawn (everything), check out these Philly slang terms.
With summer around the corner, every pet owner should learn the signs of overheating and the best ways to prevent it.
The short riddle is written in what appears to be plain English, but the longer you stare at it the more confounding it becomes.
From yellow onions to cipollini, these are the allium varieties you should know before cooking your next recipe.
On May 12, Full Circle Everest became the first all-Black team to reach the mountain's peak.
The intentions of the prank may have been playful, but the leaking bullet hole on the Johnny Cash water tower is costing Kingsland, Arkansas, thousands of dollars.
See if you can spot Queen Elizabeth II in this royal brainteaser ahead of her Platinum Jubilee celebration in June.
These states offer something for camping enthusiasts of all ages.
From the Unicorn Frappuccino to the Eggnog Latte, you can no longer find these beverages at Starbucks.
You can recreate the sauce from the prison scene in 'Goodfellas' at home (though we don't recommend slicing your garlic with a razor blade).
Shopping for healthy plants may feel like a guessing game, but there are several signs you can look for to boost your chances of horticultural success.