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Kid Breaks Record For Solving Rubik’s Cube With His Feet

  We all would like to be known for something. That’s why being in the Guinness Book of World Records is so popular. And for one teenage boy in New York, the Rubik’s Cube is what he’s known for. Daniel Rose-Levine holds the Guinness World Record for solving a Rubik’s cube, with his feet. He can do […]

Bruce Springsteen Drops Previously Unreleased Song “I’ll Stand by You”

  A previously-unreleased track by Bruce Springsteen has officially been released. Pitchfork reports that “I’ll Stand by You” appears on the soundtrack to Blinded by the Light, a new coming-of-age film directed by Gurinder Chadha with a plot heavily centered on Springsteen’s music. Springsteen said back in 2016 that the track was inspired by Harry Potter, […]

6 Benefits of Reading Every Day

  Mental Floss has compiled a list of statistics that prove reading every day is good for your mind (and soul). Here they are: Reading can boost your intelligence. People who exhibit strong reading skills early in life grow up to be more intelligent. Reading helps increase empathy. According to a study published in 2013, people who […]

Post Office Issues Woodstock Forever Stamps

  This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival, and while this year’s planned concert isn’t going to happen, the momentous occasion is still going to be recognized…at least by the post office. In fact, the U.S. Postal Service just announced a new Woodstock Forever stamp, which was designed to represent the peace and music […]

What Your Diner Order Says About You

  Diner food’s just food, right? Nope: Eater thinks what you order says a lot about your personality. Below is the website’s take on what particular diner orders say about the person ordering them: Omelet. You either have some specific dietary restrictions and are understandably controlling, or are just a total control freak for unrelated reasons. […]