Joined: Jan 22, 2020
Kerry Wolfe has been a staff editor at Mental Floss since 2020, focusing on the history and travel verticals. She was previously a Places Editor at Atlas Obscura, where she covered offbeat travel. Outside of work, you'll either find her at the barn with her horse, hiking in the woods, or attempting to learn everything she can about her local wildlife.
N. Scott Momaday’s novel ’House Made of Dawn’ was a breakthrough for Native American literature.
Global warming is changing the Arctic—and explorers of the past would barely recognize its green tundra, diminished glaciers, and ice-free seas. Our final episode looks at the North Pole’s many legacies.
From the mysteries behind their meows to what all that purring is about, we're breaking down some myths about our feline companions.
Nothing ruins the joy of watching backyard wildlife like the sudden thunk of a bird smashing into your window.
Every person on Earth is living in the past, and more fascinating facts about time that are likely to hurt your brain.
They're more creepy than cute.
Pet advice from the Middle Ages included enough Latin incantations, unusual remedies, and bizarre superstitions to fill a Great Dane.
From massive shadow serpents to spectacular sunrises, here are some mesmerizing sites that align with the vernal equinox and herald the first day of spring.
Head outdoors and observe nature with these essential tools, like field guides, binoculars, and bird feeders.
Groundhogs aren't the only creatures with the powers of prognostication. From badgers to woolly bear caterpillars, these other animals are said to predict the weather.
Whether they were guilty of having potty mouths or stealing shoes, these animals found themselves on the wrong side of the law.
Were the Victorians really as humorless as they're portrayed? We're here to debunk some common misconceptions about the Victorian era.