Jessanne Collins is Editor-in-Chief of mental_floss magazine.
Interested in Batman, Mr. McFeely or the Muppets? Then you'll want to check out the October issue of mental_floss magazine!... READ ON
Could a koala frame you for a crime? Find out in the September issue of mental_floss Magazine!... READ ON
There are two types of big questions. There’s the really big kind, the ones Plato was always fretting over: What is knowledge? What is experience? What is existence? And so on. And then there are the other ones: the smaller but somehow more insatiable curiosities—the stuff we’re driven to Google to find out.... READ ON
How’s your summer going? Attempted any impossible feats yet? If not, perhaps the August issue of mental_floss magazine will inspire you to get out of the pool and do something incredible. ... READ ON
When British explorers happened upon Kangaroo Island—a Puerto Rico-sized drop of land south of what today is the city of Adelaide—the animals took them by surprise. ... READ ON
“Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you,” Roald Dahl wrote, “because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” He was a wartime spy–turned author who wrote about a kid who stows away in a piece of fruit, and that’s exactly the kind of person we at mental_floss look to for advice. So in the May issue—on sale now!—we took that mission to heart, seeking out all the facts we didn’t know about things we thought we knew well.... READ ON
Our conversation with the indie rocker turned Portlandia star, who's working on a new album and really good at ping-pong.... READ ON
Editor-in-Chief Jessanne Collins discusses the new issue.... READ ON
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You don’t have to hit the road—or even leave the couch, really—to experiment with the ancient science of flavor pairing. ... READ ON
It’s a little more involved than those bootleg igloos you constructed as a kid!... READ ON
The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.