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.

Problems with the History Book Special? I Can Help You With That!
23 Toothpastes, 1 Cup
Changing the Conversation to Poverty
What a catch! Man gets caught stuffing pants with lobsters
The Smartest Car in the Room
Berenstain Bears Unfazed by Bear Market
To Cindy McCain (and anyone who thinks this is the "dirtiest campaign in American history")
3 Surprising Facts About Sarah Silverman
Rage against the Bathing Machine
Wait Management
Bios on Official SNL Page surprisingly Harsh
4 Things I Just Learned about Mr. Clean
Pearly Gates hopefully extra-shiny for Mr. Clean's Arrival
The Woman Who Struck Out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
A Brief Case for a Briefcase
How Merrill, Goldman and the Brothers Lehman made their Money
Gorbachev weighs in on Georgia, defends Russia
2 Surprising Facts about the MLK Assassination
What you probably don't want on your tombstone
6 Crazy Things I Just Learned About the Metric System
What do people mean by "The Olympics"?
Scissors Finally Beats Rock!
7 Bad Evaluations from a Free Website
Strange and Wonderful Maps of WWI
On the lamb: Sheep gets stuck on 2nd story rooftop
Because you've been using your Post-Its Wrong
Man Steals Buses, drives them on routes, then returns them?
The Lunch Aquatic (Is it bad that these photos make me hungry for sushi?)
What Color Blindness Looks Like
A Village Genius and his Electricity-less Fridge
Probably the most important ring you'll ever give her
Beautiful photos of New NASA vehicles
Albino Animals to Perfectly Accessorize your MacBook
Rube Goldberg Tends Bar
Will Karl Rove use High School Debate Moves on John Edwards?
4 Other Notable People Who Passed Away on July 4th
The New Magazine is Out (and the reviews by me are great!)
Tim Russert, One Last Interview.
How much does Steve Jobs really know about Snow Leopards?
Shel Silverstein, Gary Larson and Albert Einstein in their First 29 Years
Scrooge McDuck's Management Style Revealed
Minor Threads: It's Like Extreme Makover for spiders!
Scientists Pleased to Meet New Species
The only Mafia-approved Bed on the market
Things Nobody Told Me: Brooklyn's Bizarre Team Names
Why more Indian Elephants should go to film school
Geeky and Green Furniture
Did you know the McMuffin Man, the McMuffin Man, the McMuffin Man?
New Kinetic Energy T! (much funnier than our potential Potential Energy shirt)
No Lie: Our Best Women's Shirt Ever


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