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10 Awesome MS-DOS Games You Can Play in Your Browser

The Internet Archive put nearly 2400 MS-DOS games online, and they're playable in nearly any browser. Prepare to travel back in time to when you were …

Oregon Trail

28 Keys to Decoding British Pub Menus

Even pubs tucked into the hills and dales of the English countryside have gone global—or at least continental—in recent years, offering such fare as …

Christopher Walken

Why Does Garlic Make Your Breath Smell So Bad?

Garlic is tasty, but its flavor comes at the cost of alienating your dinner partners with a distinct odor on your breath—and even your skin—when the …

Stony Brook University

How to Make Chinese Steamed Buns from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Whether you like your Chinese buns plain or filled, steamed or pan-fried, sweet or savory,</i> <i>Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is here to show you how to make</i> …

Mark Cuban Just Invested In A Pot That Charges Your Smartphone By Boiling Water

The makers of the device snagged a $250,000 investment from billionaire Mark Cuban on the show that features inventors and entrepreneurs pitching to investors. They were initially offering to sell 10% of their company, Power Practical, for that sum — a $2.5 million valuation.<p>Cuban liked the company …

Mark Cuban

The Double review – Richard Ayoade's dark doppelganger drama

Jesse Eisenberg and a strong cast bring Richard Ayoade's paranoid dystopia to life<p>Deadpan Richard Ayoade's follow-up to the terrifically spiky teen black comedy <i>Submarine</i> is a Dostoevsky-inspired tale of a nerdy office clerk, Simon James (Jesse Eisenberg), whose life is overturned by the appearance …

What's the Difference Between Flotsam and Jetsam?

Along with serving as the names of two villainous eels in Disney's animated classic <i>The Little Mermaid</i>, the phrase “flotsam and jetsam” is often used …

25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter

1. Mental Floss<p>2. Google Facts<p>3. Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>4. Joanne Manaster<p>5. Juliana Rotich<p>6. TEDTalks<p>7. NASA<p>8. DARPA<p>9. Melinda Gates<p>10. Brian Solis<p>11. …

Meet PoopGuy, India's Toilet Hero

Swapnil Chaturvedi cleans toilets for a living, and goes by the nickname "PoopGuy." He works in the slums of Pune, India, bringing a much-needed …

17 Amazing Facts That Sound Made Up

<b>1.</b> Julia Child concocted her first “recipe” while working as a spy during WWII. It was a shark repellent.<p><b>2.</b> Pythagoras did not believe in irrational …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

Stout Beer Beef Stew

<i>Large pieces of stew meat and root vegetables float lazily in a broth flavored with stout beer. The perfect bowl of comfort to see you through a</i> …

Lemon Buttermilk Pie with Saffron

8 Servings<p>Blind-baking the crust in this lemon buttermilk pie recipe is essential: It keeps it from getting soggy when the custardy filling is added.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>buttermilk pie dough<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted …

Baking

How Irish Whiskey Made a Comeback

Irish whiskey almost died in the 1970s. To survive, it needed a little luck.<p>Scotland may steal today’s European whiskey spotlight, but for centuries, …

Stoners May Revitalize the Economy Yet

The only thing higher than Colorado's stoners right now are the state's tax revenues.<p>The numbers for January are in, and they're pretty astounding: …

101 Amazing Facts Everyone Should Know

1. In 2006, an Australian man tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. The price rose to $3,000 before eBay shut it down.<p>*<p>2. Google's founders were willing …

The Dark Origins of 11 Classic Nursery Rhymes

In the canon of great horror writing, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley tend to dominate the craft. But …

4 Surprising Facts About Gene Kelly

Eighteen years ago last week, the world lost one of Hollywood's greatest entertainers: Gene Kelly. Arguably, most of the public today knows Kelly …

SHERLOCK Season 3 Prequel Episode - Many Happy Returns

Google acquires Boston Dynamics, makers of robots as cool as they are terrifying

"Boston Dynamics, a Google company." Wow.<p>Writes Markoff in the NYT: "Google confirmed on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Boston …

Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

Digitised Diseases site makes 1,600 specimens available for doctors and members of the public to study for free<p>The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the …

9 Kitchen Techniques Passionate Chefs Should Master

Want to kick your kitchen game up a notch? Learn these nine techniques and watch as your food gets even more delicious.<p>1. Searing<p>Searing can add a …

Q&A: Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton

If you're a person at all familiar with pop culture, chances are you love <i>something</i> LeVar Burton has been involved in. After all, Burton starred in …

Almost Instant Chai

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen shares the key to a perfect cup of chai.</i><p>We probably have coffee shops to thank for the widespread consumption of …

23 Unusual Animals - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 31)