Jennifer Allran

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10 Artists Who Work in Trees

Trees are exceedingly useful. They clean our air, cool our communities, and make the landscape beautiful. We use them for food, shade, building …

Literature

33 Fascinating Stories Behind Famous Songs

In this week's episode of mental_floss on YouTube, the Gregory Brothers stop by to share a little music history.<p>Don't miss an episode—subscribe here!</i> …

Axl Rose

6 Signs That Reality is Catching Up with Science-Fiction

<b>By Toussaint Egan, Aurora University</b><p>Albert Einstein once said, “I never worry about the future, it comes soon enough.” He was right—it’s just taken …

Deus Ex

How Many Words Do Eskimos Really Have for Snow?

There are three answers to this question: a heck of a lot, not that many, and a whole heck of a lot. Or, if you want specifics: 5, 2, and 99. …

11 Creative Breakthroughs People Had in Their Sleep

You know what visions I get in my dreams? Visions of falling off of buildings (and doing the full body spasm thing when I hit the ground). These 11 …

Paramount Network

13 Houses With Secret Passageways

It doesn’t matter how old you get; you never outgrow wanting to have a secret passageway or hidden room in your house. Though most of us never get to …

What Makes Our Brains Feel Trust?

Trust is part of your brain’s default setting, but the feeling may not be as noble as your teachers made it out to be. Neuroscience has an …

The Brain

6 Smart People Debunk Myths About the Poor

Last week I wrote about a big myth: that foreign aid is a big waste. Since then, a bunch of people have posted smart videos busting myths about …

Public Health

'Should I Google this person?': Hilarious flowchart

RainCity Housing create a transit bench that turns into a shelter for those in need

Bruce Lee will prepare your breakfast for you