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.

THE Y-FILES, Part II: More Answers to Help Shut Your Kid Up!
THE Y-FILES, Part I: Answers to Satisfy the Most Inquisitive 4-year old
Last Call with Michael Stusser
Things Nobody Told Me: Boy Scout Fashion
You know him, you love him... Michael Stusser!
Guest Blog-star: Show Michael Stusser Some Love!
Real Life Charlie Brown Contest "Winners"
Profiles in Carnage: 4 Fictional Bullies
Guest Blog-star: Meet Michael Stusser, Take 2
Book Report, part II: The Dead Guy Interviews with Michael Stusser
The Book Report: Meet Michael Stusser!
Reuse, Reboot, Recycle
Like a Bridge over Electrified Water
The Curious Origins of 9 Delicious Phrases
Really Good Grief: The Wonderfully Tragic Life of Charles Schulz
A Moment of Silence for Marcel Marceau
23 Album Covers that Changed Everything!
HELP!!! (That third exclamation point means we're desperate)
We need your HELP! (you need a t-shirt)
Arigato for smoking
I've got a cranky bunch of coconuts
Ramen Instant Spa?
The mental_floss award gets named!
Fried Coke (and other fried things inspired by Texas)
Strong like bear?
The Father, The Son and the Idiot Box
Bored with Exfoliating? Try Flesh-eating Fish!
Tea for Two
HELP!!! (you could get your name printed in our magazine)
HELP!!! Name our New Award and win lots of stuff! (NOTE: Update below)
Segregation Now, Segregation in Comic Book Form
7 Underhanded Sports Tactics (Including how to knock out a deaf guy)
Extra Icing on Top
More Than Meets the Eye: The Coolest CD/MP3 Player We'll Never Own
3 Magazine Mock-ups (we may or may not end up using!)
Inc. Magazine Officially Declares That Will Is Cooler than Me
Finally, a Robotic Beer Butler!
Paddy Issues (and the best set of links on the web!)
LAST CALL: Harry Potter Spoiler Contest!
May we interest you in a Tetris Shower Stall?
Baby Jessica and other kids I'd forgotten about...
Harry Potter Spoiler Contest!
Predators and Pray?
Bear Naked
Amazing Panda Prison Break Video
Disney Stealing from Disney
What the Okapi?
The Fragrance of Vagrants
Dog Days of Neunkirchen
Since I can't stop writing about inventions...


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