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    Lehua Kamalu had only a few minutes to talk. She was perched atop a two-hulled canoe called Hōkūle’a in the Pacific Ocean, not far from the Big Island of Hawaii where her crew had just set sail. The wind whipped into the phone as she spoke. An expert sail...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Some kitchen appliances are so sought after, they rarely go on sale online. Case in point? The Breville...
    In what will undoubtedly be the premise for a future action movie, plans are underway for a hotel in space that will allow people to luxuriate in orbit. And it could be coming far sooner than you might think.According to Smithsonian, the futurists at Orbi...
    What was the mysterious substance provided by God to the Israelites to overcome the hunger in the wilderness for 40 years? In the Hebrew Bible, the manna is referred to as food (edible substance) provided by God during the Exodus of the people of Israel.T...
    In 2014, NASA published a book that considers extraterrestrial interference in human history. It considers the possibility that some rock art depictions on Earth may be of alien origin. Moreover, in 2009 scientists found a naturally impossible mineral in ...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Whether you’re putting together a summer feast for your family or just want to prep your lunch for the ...
    SMART NEWSCool FindsA Library’s Mysterious Trove of Wax Cylinders Will Soon Break Its Century-Long SilenceThe recordings may include mundane conversations—and some of opera’s most legendary singers Nick Bergh handles a damaged wax cylinder, which th...