About Us

mental_floss is the international media brand that gives smart, curious knowledge junkies their fix with upbeat, witty explorations of everything from science to pop culture to tech to history. Our team of more than 40 journalists in the U.S. and U.K. specialize in finding the most fascinating elements of everything our readers want to learn more about, and we illuminate the hidden sides of topics in the news you thought you already knew all about. On top of the 20 million monthly unique visitors to mentalfloss.com, our millions of monthly views with 1.3 million subscribers on our YouTube channel, and 1.7 million Facebook fans, we're reaching brainy Millennial influencers with mental_floss magazine, original television programming, and original products like games, t-shirts, and teaching tools. mental_floss is a 3-time Webby Award winner and a 2-time National Magazine Awards finalist.