The Rush

With the Oscars set to air at the end of the month, Mental Floss has compiled a list of 10 popular actors who are actually known by their stage names. Here are their 10 real names (and the monikers they use on the big screen): Mark Sinclair = Vin Diesel Lydia Vasilievna Mironov = Dame […]

You’re entitled to have a great dining experience when you’re coughing up your hard-earned cash at a restaurant. But what happens when you get something you aren’t happy with? Here are some guidelines to help you decide when you should send food back, courtesy of Lifehacker: Foreign objects are fair game. The most clear-cut and indisputable […]

Will Smith makes his debut as the iconic Genie in the first full-length trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin. The 60-second teaser opens with Marwen Kenzari’s Jafar kicking off the search for the magical lamp in the Cave of Wonders. Other scenes show Mena Massoud’s Aladdin finding and rubbing the lamp–and being introduced to […]

Traveling can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Here are three things that you should always look for when arriving in a new city, courtesy of The New York Times: A drugstore. You never know what’s going to come up. If you sprain your ankle or catch a cold, you’ll need to know where to get […]

Gerald Elbasani, who is one of the most right-swiped users on Tinder, has opened up about how he turns down people he’s not interested in.  Here are the tips he’s shared with The New York Times: Keep it straightforward. Be direct and concise about your lack of interest; drawing it out doesn’t help anyone. Honesty is ideal; […]

The Unicode Consortium has unveiled the 59 new emojis that will be rolled out this March. They include interracial couples, guide dogs and an adorable sloth hanging from a branch. Other symbols include a drop of blood and a pinching symbol, prompting people to joke on social media that they were new ways to talk […]

For $4,000, you can purchase a smart Samsung refrigerator with a built-in “refrigerdating” app. To indicate your level of romantic interest in a prospective mate, you swipe right or left, just like Tinder. But instead of gazing at people’s headshots, you’re instead treated to photos of what’s inside of their fridge. “The contents of the […]

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An estimated 1.5 million fans flocked to downtown Boston on Tuesday to celebrate the New England Patriots sixth Super Bowl title. ESPN reports that the parade was marked by chants of “We want seven!” and “Next year, right here!” as Red, white and blue confetti rained down. “Getting to see Tom Brady again is always […]

Modern Family will return for an 11th and final season next fall. Entertainment Tonight reports that ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke made the announcement at the network’s Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday. Burke also addressed reports of a possible series spinoff, saying, “I would love that. No one would be happier if there […]



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