“A lot like that professor of yours who peppered his tests with raunchy jokes: it makes learning fun.” (Newsweek)
“A delightfully eccentric and eclectic new magazine.” (Washington Post)
“Part scholarly journal, part Spy magazine protégé.” (Charlotte Observer)
“For the discerning intellect, mental_floss cleans out the cobwebs.” (Chicago Tribune)
“The titans of trivia.” (Newsweek)
“An ideal reference to settle arguments or jog your memory.” (Calgary Herald)
About the Author
Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur met as first year students at Duke University. Ignoring the lures of law school and investment banking, the pair co-founded mental_floss and have been grinning ever since. Maggie Koerth-Baker is a freelance journalist and a former assistant editor at mental_floss magazine, where she consistently astounded Will and Mangesh with her amazingness.