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.

New Shirts are Here! New Shirts are Here!
The Indiana Pi Bill (Thank you Caitlin!)
Because I'm a sucker for completely insane soccer ads...
Another amazing fact...
Tree Totaller
2 things that made me happy this morning
The (Scientific) Truth about Double Dipping
Rap Lyrics Explained in Charts and Graphs
Fun with Electricity (Tesla Style!)
Lewis Lavoie and his Amazing Mosaics
Downloading iTunes for your Taser?
Ta-da! David Copperfield Tricks 17-year old Mugger
Fun Stuff from '07: A Hangover Treat You Might Find Useful Tomorrow
Fun Stuff from '07: Secret Agent Hamster
An Incomplete and Debatable List of things you should know about Walt Disney
PETA Goes to Prison (and ranks their food)
Patriotic Lobsters Finally Aiding War on Terror
Saddest Christmas Ever (R.I.P. Borat)
Just say snow
The Best Things Since Sliced Gingerbread
2 Bookshelves you probably don't need to know about (but I'll talk about them anyway)
My endorsement: StoryCorps
One Bada** Debate (we need your vote)
For Those of Us Having a Hard Time Leaving the 90s Behind
The Dead Guy Interviews Strike Again
Holiday Special: 15% off the mental_floss trivia game...
Billionaire Cheapskates!
Really Skinny Housing
Photographs You're Not Supposed to See
7 Geniuses and 1 Entire Science That Never Won the Nobel
It's about time
From lynching to dunces: 10 Awful Words and the people they're named for
50 Reasons to Subscribe to mental_floss (#43, Crazy Frauds in History)
In the Beginning: The Wait is Over!
In the Beginning: A Little Media Madness
In the Beginning: It's almost almost here!
In the Beginning: Today we're seeing Red
In the Beginning: Sing, Sing, Sing!
In the Beginning: Your prayers have been answered!
In the Beginning: Why Can't it Be Out Already?!
In the Beginning: Do a little dance!
In the Studio with Michael Stusser
In the Beginning: Pre-order it today!
Get Excited!: In the Beginning Day 10
In the Beginning: 11 Days and Counting
The 12 Days of "In the Beginning"
Birth of the Dishwasher
In the Beginning: Just 2 weeks to go!
In the Beginning: The Countdown Begins!


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