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 …

Sculpture

Spice Up Your Life With a Trip to London's Spice Girls Exhibition

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> …

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 …

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 …

Stephen King

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 …

Neuroscience

How Missed Calls Amplify Farmers' Voices

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 …

'Should I Google this person?': Hilarious flowchart

For a recent post on Dell’s Tech Page One blog, illustrator and artist Wendy drew this flowchart breaking down the complex decision-making process …

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

RainCity Housing is a grassroots organisation built around compassion, purpose and a commitment to delivering progressive housing and support …

Bruce Lee will prepare your breakfast for you

What drink would you like to go with your breakfast? Orange juice, coffee, or plain old WATAAA! Ok seriousLEE, no more bad Bruce Lee puns. Over at …