Mangesh Hattikudur

Mangesh co-founded mental_floss in 2001 and previously served as Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. He's currently Chief Creative Officer.

2 Bookshelves you probably don't need to know about (but I'll talk about them anyway)
My endorsement: StoryCorps
One Bada** Debate (we need your vote)
For Those of Us Having a Hard Time Leaving the 90s Behind
The Dead Guy Interviews Strike Again
Holiday Special: 15% off the mental_floss trivia game...
Billionaire Cheapskates!
Really Skinny Housing
Photographs You're Not Supposed to See
7 Geniuses and 1 Entire Science That Never Won the Nobel
It's about time
From lynching to dunces: 10 Awful Words and the people they're named for
50 Reasons to Subscribe to mental_floss (#43, Crazy Frauds in History)
In the Beginning: The Wait is Over!
In the Beginning: A Little Media Madness
In the Beginning: It's almost almost here!
In the Beginning: Today we're seeing Red
In the Beginning: Sing, Sing, Sing!
In the Beginning: Your prayers have been answered!
In the Beginning: Why Can't it Be Out Already?!
In the Beginning: Do a little dance!
In the Studio with Michael Stusser
In the Beginning: Pre-order it today!
Get Excited!: In the Beginning Day 10
In the Beginning: 11 Days and Counting
The 12 Days of "In the Beginning"
Birth of the Dishwasher
In the Beginning: Just 2 weeks to go!
In the Beginning: The Countdown Begins!
THE Y-FILES, Part II: More Answers to Help Shut Your Kid Up!
THE Y-FILES, Part I: Answers to Satisfy the Most Inquisitive 4-year old
Last Call with Michael Stusser
Things Nobody Told Me: Boy Scout Fashion
You know him, you love him... Michael Stusser!
Guest Blog-star: Show Michael Stusser Some Love!
Real Life Charlie Brown Contest "Winners"
Profiles in Carnage: 4 Fictional Bullies
Guest Blog-star: Meet Michael Stusser, Take 2
Book Report, part II: The Dead Guy Interviews with Michael Stusser
The Book Report: Meet Michael Stusser!
Reuse, Reboot, Recycle
Like a Bridge over Electrified Water
The Curious Origins of 9 Delicious Phrases
Really Good Grief: The Wonderfully Tragic Life of Charles Schulz
A Moment of Silence for Marcel Marceau
23 Album Covers that Changed Everything!
HELP!!! (That third exclamation point means we're desperate)
We need your HELP! (you need a t-shirt)
Arigato for smoking


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