Meredith Danko

Head writer of mental_floss on YouTube. Also writes for Crash Course and AFC Wimbly Wombly.

23 Facts About the Witness Protection Program
24 Facts About the Solar System
21 Ways School Was Different A Century Ago
20 Mind-Boggling Facts About 'Inception'
22 Facts About ASMR
The Real Origins of 18 Scary Stories
25 Fascinating Facts About Fossils
30 Strange Old-Timey Medical Treatments
Lesser-Known Inventions of Famous Inventors
Defunct Disney Rides and Lands
'Eyes Wide Shut' Movie Facts
Shark Facts
'The Shining' Movie Facts
Human Body Facts
Amazing Facts About Game of Thrones
Amazing Yard Sale Finds
Every Day Things Science Hasn’t Figured Out
'The Office' TV Show Facts
Common Misconceptions About Animals
Delicious Hot Chocolate Mix-Ins
Things We Learned in 2019
Thanksgiving Myths, Debunked
Words Turning 100 In 2019
'Friends' TV Show Facts
8 Foods You've Been Eating All Wrong
9 People Who Killed John F. Kennedy, According to Conspiracy Theorists
25 Surprising Facts About Boy Meets World
22 Things You Might Not Know About Dawson's Creek
22 Things You Might Not Know About 'Gilmore Girls'
20 Future Stars Who Appeared on 'Gilmore Girls'
20 Colorful Facts About 'Blue Velvet'
19 Binge-Worthy Facts About 'Orange Is the New Black'
11 Amusement Park Secrets From People Who Work There
12 Lesser-Known Historical Friendships
10 Messages Hidden in the Background of Movies and TV Shows
The 10 Best Rest Stops in the U.S.
30 Fun Facts About '30 Rock'
7 Scientific Studies About How Animals React to Music
12 Common Dreams and What They Supposedly Mean
50 Famous Misquotations (and What Was Really Said)
20 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Mindy Project'
11 Results from Studies About Online Dating
Where Are They Now? The Cast of 'Twin Peaks'
13 Things You Might Not Know About McDonald's Monopoly
40 'Saturday Night Live' Facts for Season 40
15 Nora Ephron Quotes on Life
11 Quotes from Celebrities About Their Music Careers
22 Things You Might Not Know About 'Mulholland Drive'
8 Creative Toy Story Interpretations You Probably Hadn't Considered
10 Things You Might Not Know About Seth Meyers


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