Category: Life


How would a nuclear bomb affect your area?

Nukemap is a tool developed by Alex Wellerstein that shows you damage a nuclear detonation will do anywhere in the world. It allows you to choose among other things the place, the yield and...

How to use a semicolon

It may seem like the semicolon is struggling with an identity crisis. It looks like a comma crossed with a period. Maybe that’s why we toss these punctuation marks around like grammatical confetti; we’re...

Are We Really 99% Chimp?

It’s common knowledge that humans share 99% of their DNA with chimpanzees. But is it true? [via minuteearth]

21 Fandom Facts

In this weeks MentalFloss, Mike takes a look at some of your favorite fandoms! [via metalfloss]

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