Joined: Nov 21, 2012
Mangesh co-founded mental_floss in 2001 and served as Editor-in-Chief of the magazine as well as Chief Creative Officer.
Richard Nixon and 12 Other Celebrity Quakers
The Benefits of Grunting During Tennis
22 Brainy Facts for Brain Week!
The Guys from Dragons Love Tacos Have a Saucy New Book Out
Kids used to put ketchup on everything. Now all they want is Robo-sauce.
How Does Hawaii Have Interstate Highways?
Reader Jane writes: "How is it that Hawaii, which obviously borders no other states, has interstate highways?"
8 Calculator Watch Facts to Nerd Out Over
Once upon a time, a calculator watch cost more a year at Harvard.
The Teenage Putin Fan Club
If you love Vladimir Putin, but don't have the shirts, posters and throw pillows to prove it, this club can show you the way.
Meet the Skate Girls of Kabul
How the humble skateboard helped to kickstart a young feminist movement.
Secret Pizza Party! (or How to Write the Best Kids' Book)
Secret #1: Get your narrator in cahoots with the reader.
How Close Can You Get to a Lion?: Dispatches from Kenya's Coolest Safari
Because You've Always Wanted to Pet a Crocodile!
If you love petting zoos, but hate that they're never stocked with crocodiles, Paga, Ghana is the place for you.
When Time Predicted Cats Were the Hot New Thing
In 1981, Time Magazine spotted a hot new trend: cats.
The Most Wonderful Refrigerator in Saudi Arabia
How a simple act (and an extension cord) have helped to feed Saudi Arabia's homeless.
What Seaweed Farms Look Like From Space
If you want to know where your seaweed salad comes from, NASA's satellite imagery can help.
How to Put On a 200 Pound Turban
If you think your morning beauty routine is time consuming, check out what Baba Avtar Singh has to do.