One woman in New York is doing what she can to help save the environment. Rosa Ferrigno’s collected over 300 plastic bags and knitted herself a new suit. The 75-year-old spent the winter knitting a skirt and jacket from brown bags scissored into thin strips and tied together in order to make yarn. For the purposes […]

A blind runner and his three seeing eye dogs made history this past weekend as they finished the New York City Half Marathon without the assistance of another runner. Joined by his team of three Labrador Retrievers, Thomas Panek, president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, is now the the first blind runner to […]

While traveling with your partner can be a great adventure, Elite Daily has compiled a list of five tips that will make your trip even more enjoyable. Here they are: Consider both of your needs. You’ll want to pick a destination that allows both of you the chance to do what you enjoy. Plan ahead. […]

Insurers will likely soon add social media to the data they review before issuing policies–which means posting photos of yourself at happy hour instead of the gym could cost you. SPR executive director Mike Vogt, whose firm uses social media accounts to help insurers process claims, tells The Wall Street Journal that people should avoid […]

A library in Silverthorne, Colorado was foced to close it’s doors after a moose decided to take a nap, blocking the entrance to the establishment. “The North Branch Library, here in Silverthorne, Colorado is temporarily closed due to a moose making an attempt at higher learning, and blocking the entrance. Please stay away from the […]

A Reddit user recently shared this pro tip, “When you’re sitting at a drive-thru speaker, we can always hear everything–even if you think your interaction is over. Be careful what personal details you reveal to strangers.” The user added, “I wish I could forget some of the stuff I’ve heard.” Several commenters who’d worked at […]

In the sport of golf, one can score an ‘eagle’. But how about an eagle scoring for you? A golfer in British Columbia managed to record a hole in one thanks to the predatory bird. The golfer said he was playing his first round of the season in Vancouver when an eagle landed on the […]

A man in Ohio has decided to go all-in on Lent this year, giving up food and drink.. except beer. Del Hall, vows he will not eat or drink anything except beer for all 46 days of Lent. He says his incredibly unhealthy diet was inspired by monks from the 1600s, who would make a special […]

A plane bound for Malaysia was forced to turn around and head back to the airport from which it came from after a baby was left at the boarding gate. The pilot decided to make the unusual request to return to an airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia when they were informed a passenger had forgotten […]

On Sunday, March 10, clocks across much of North America “sprang forward” in an effort to end daylight saving time (DST). With that in mind, Mental Floss compiled a list of some unexpected effects of the time change, which you may experienced on “Sleepy Monday.” Here they are: Increased spending. In 2016 JP Morgan Chase […]



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