The Best Botanical Gardens In The US
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:42:20 +0000 reported – Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat. Luckily, nearly every major city in the United States features a botanical […]
Bizarre Creatures Found Off Australia [video]
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:55 +0000
World’s 15 Most Beautiful City Parks
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:34:56 +0000
Fodor’s Travel presented a list detailing the best city parks from around the world. Interesting picks – some famous, some less so. St. Louis’s Forest Park is pictured above. Check out all 15 HERE. (WARNING – slide show)
Do You Look Like Your Dog?
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:36:09 +0000
From Awkward Family Photos – We’ve all heard the saying that dogs tend to look a lot like their dog owners. That was the inspiration for Swiss artist Sebastian Magnani’s photography project called “Underdogs,” in which he photographed dogs and their owners and combined them into to highlight the connections between them. Check out the […]
ISS Astronauts Will Try To Bake Bread In Orbit
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:00:20 +0000
According to New Scientist – Astronauts could soon be waking up to the smell of freshly baked bread. A new dough mixture and oven specially designed for use on the International Space Station will be tested during a mission next year. It’s an ambitious goal. Bread is a staple food on Earth but can be […]
Queen Elizabeth II Has A “Stunt Double” [video]
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:06:13 +0000
Awards For The Father Who Has Everything
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:15:46 +0000
From Hallmark – Want to pay Dad back for all those years of raising you right? Well, too bad because there’s no way you have that much cash on hand. Instead, you can give him some of these fatherly awards to celebrate all his greatest moments in dad-ing. Want to let him know his repair […]
Behind-The-Scenes With Hollywood’s Prop Masters
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:00:55 +0000
Mental Floss talked to Hollywood’s prop masters – Whether it’s the proton packs in Ghostbusters, the sinister teacup in Get Out (2017), or one of the many unsung objects used on sets every day, prop masters are responsible for buying, making, and/or managing many of the items you see onstage or onscreen. Mental Floss spoke […]
Moyo – The Black Rhino Calf At The St. Louis Zoo
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:01:41 +0000
Trimming The World’s Largest Hedge
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:56:20 +0000
Express reports from 2015 – … welcome to the largest hedge of its kind in the world – a monster yew that takes gardening staff at a country estate two whole weeks to trim. At 40ft tall and 15ft wide, groundsmen at the Bathurst Estate in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, say the 300-year-old yew hedge is the […]