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Jason English

Jason English was named Editor-in-Chief, Digital for mental_floss in 2011 after serving as Managing Editor since 2007. He runs the @mental_floss twitter account and created the board game Split Decision. In 2013 mentalfloss.com won the Webby Award for Best Blog–Culture and was named one of the 50 Best Websites by TIME.

Jason was previously a freelance contributor to mental_floss magazine and a mediocre copywriter for several New York ad agencies. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, three daughters and yellow lab, Bailey, who's also a girl.

Friday Happy Hour
What's the Dumbest Way You've Injured Yourself?
Afternoon Map
The Most Popular Baby Names in Each State
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Every Country's Highest Valued Export
Fun
Brutally Honest Fan Mail From an 8-Year-Old
Videos
48 Famous People With Surprising Hobbies
Afternoon Map
The Most Commonly Spoken Language in Each State Besides English and Spanish
Science
Today's Google Doodle Celebrates Dorothy Hodgkin
Big Question
How Did the New York Rangers Get Their Name?
Afternoon Map
The Top 10 U.S. Cities by Population (1790-2010)
Friday Happy Hour
What's a Life Hack Everyone Should Know?
Afternoon Map
The Most Desirable College in Each State
Videos
60 Regional Foods You Shouldn't Eat Anywhere Else
Afternoon Map
Currencies Around the World
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The Evolution of the Death Penalty
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What Side of the Road Countries Drive On
Videos
32 Car Name Origins
Afternoon Map
Which State Has the Most State Pride?
Odds/Ends
We Won Another Webby Award!
Friday Happy Hour
What's the Best Fortune Cookie You've Ever Gotten?
Afternoon Map
The Least-Remembered Countries in the World
Videos
18 Famous People Who Are Missing Body Parts
Afternoon Map
The Most Famous Book Set in Each State
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The Most Popular Girl Names in Each State Since 1960
Friday Happy Hour
What Was Your Most Memorable Celebrity Encounter?
Afternoon Map
What Do You Call Sweetened Carbonated Beverages?
Afternoon Map
The Parts of the U.S. Where Nobody Lives
Videos
28 Birthday Traditions from Around the World
Fun
Watch Five Caterpillar Machines Play Jenga
Afternoon Map
The U.S. Map Distorted by Population
List
25 Amazing Facts for National Beer Day
Friday Happy Hour
What TV Show Finale Was Most Satisfying?
TV
Samuel L. Jackson Performs Slam Poem About Boy Meets World
Videos
27 Fun Facts About Fun
Afternoon Map
Elements and the Countries That Discovered Them
Videos
49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed
Sports
16 Sweet Facts About the Sweet 16 Schools
Afternoon Map
The Greatest Sports Figure From Each State
The Presidents
44 Facts About the U.S. Presidents
Movies
25 Fun Facts About 'Back to the Future'
Afternoon Map
Coffee or Tea?
Friday Happy Hour
What's the Weirdest Event of the Last 50 Years?
Videos
21 Mind-Blowing Lifeforms That Are Now Extinct
Videos
How to Read the Newspaper on Your Computer in 1981
Friday Happy Hour
How Old is the Oldest Person You Know?
Afternoon Map
How Quickly Society Adopts New Technologies
Videos
44 Fictional Characters Whose Names You Don't Know
Videos
26 Outrageous Facts About Children's TV
Friday Happy Hour
What's the Most Amazing Story About Your School?
List
101 Amazing Facts Everyone Should Know
Odds/Ends
Erin McCarthy in ... 7 Days of Genius!
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