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You’re Probably Using the Drawer Under Your Oven Wrong

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

You might be storing your pans in a drawer meant to keep your food warm.

Hair Follicles May Help Wounds Heal Without Scars

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The researchers say they've pioneered a method to regenerate the skin.

As German Bombs Fell on Paris, Marie Curie Decided to Go to War

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

First, Marie Curie tried to donate her Nobel Prize medals. When bank officials refused to melt them down, she donated her prize money to purchase war bonds instead.

Who Said It: Joe Biden or Michael Scott?

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The VP can be kind of a loose cannon and his mouth sometimes gets him in trouble—the same kind of trouble Michael Scott often found at Dunder Mifflin. Can you tell which famous Scranton native said what?

The Mysterious Disappearance and Reappearance of Roger Tichborne

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In 1854, wealthy heir Roger Tichborne was presumed dead in shipwreck. In 1865, he reappeared—but was it really him? More than 100 years later, we still don't know.

The Hall of Fame Hats Quiz

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

We've blurred the hats on the Cooperstown plaques of 14 Hall of Famers who played for multiple teams. Do you know which team's cap each legend is wearing?

Biologist Names Moth After Trump to Send Message About Conservation

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Vazrick Nazari said he hoped the move would publicize the need to “continue protecting fragile habitats in the U.S.”

Singapore Artist Knits Ramen Noodles Into Edible Creations

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Cynthia Delaney Suwito's work is purposely time-consuming, and makes a statement about immediate gratification.

10 Playful Facts About Neopets

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Neopets introduced many kids to economics, HTML, and the challenges of pet care.

2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever Recorded

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Scientists say our role in climate change is “plain as day.”

How Do "Skinny" Mirrors Work?

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

All it takes is a slight curve in the glass.

CIA Publishes Nearly 13 Million Declassified Records Online

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The online collection is called the CIA Records Search Tool, or CREST.

Soft, Implantable Robots May Help Ailing Hearts

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Researchers are developing implantable robots that could save the lives of heart failure patients.

10 Fitness Apps to Get You Moving and Motivated

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

You don’t need to rely on pricey classes and personal trainers to get fit this year, all you need is your phone and a little bit of motivation.

Emperor Augustus’s Mausoleum in Rome Set for Restoration

5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The long-overdue restoration will be completed with a donation from an Italian telecommunications company.

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