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.

Sports
The Benefits of Grunting During Tennis
BRAIN[y]
22 Brainy Facts for Brain Week!
Books
The Guys from 'Dragons Love Tacos' Have a Saucy New Book Out
Big Question
How Does Hawaii Have Interstate Highways?
List
8 Calculator Watch Facts to Nerd Out Over
Pretty Pictures
The Teenage Putin Fan Club
Pretty Pictures
Meet the Skate Girls of Kabul
Pizza
Secret Pizza Party! (or How to Write the Best Kids' Book)
Travel
How Close Can You Get to a Lion?: Dispatches from Kenya's Coolest Safari
Animals
Because You've Always Wanted to Pet a Crocodile!
Animals
When 'Time' Predicted Cats Were the Hot New Thing
Food
Man Installs a Charity Fridge Outside His Home
History
The Sarcastic Jokes Found on Roman Bullets
Geography
How to Put On a 200 Pound Turban
Nerdcations
No 7th Graders Allowed! Japan’s Kids-Only Pastry Shop
Science
Biohackers Create Eyedrops for Perfect Night Vision
History
That Time the Government Burned $200 Million of Hawaii’s Cash
News
Man Invents a Shoe That Grows (to Help Barefoot Kids Around the World!)
Animals
The Ugliest Animal Charles Darwin Ever Saw
Animals
Cows on the Beach
Odds/Ends
Come to Our Super Fun Trivia Show This Weekend!
Odds/Ends
10 Memorable Moments from the Mental Floss Trivia Show
TV
The Time Mister Rogers Saved Public Television
List
5 Drinking Games of Yore
Comics
The First New Bill Watterson Cartoon in Almost 20 Years!
Mangesh Hattikudur on Working With Young John Green
History
This Is What Tennis Shoes Looked Like in the Early 1900s
Science
Grunt Your Way to Victory!
List
12 Things I Recently Learned About Andre Agassi (from Andre Agassi)
List
5 Sentences We Didn’t Expect to Read About Andy Murray
List
5 Fail-Safe Rituals for Protecting Your Newborn
Odds/Ends
Introducing SmartyPants, Now in the mental_floss Store!
Article
Why You Might Let Someone Crack a Coconut on your Head
Article
The Capitol Building Could Have Had a Giant Chicken On Top
Article
These Jell-O Salad Ads Are Amazing
Article
The Wonderful Story of Louis Armstrong's First Christmas Tree
Article
These animations will make you cry
Article
RSVP for Our Memphis Trivia Show/Pizza Party!
Article
What Michael Jackson Would Have Looked Like Without Plastic Surgery
Article
Chicago Trivia Show... Sold Out!
Article
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts
Article
Watercooler Ammo Reject Pile!
Article
A Side Car with a Splash of Water!
Article
My Endorsement: On Asperger's, Animals and Mortal Enemies!
Article
The Things You're Missing Out On!
Article
Where to buy even briefer Briefs!
Article
Watercooler Ammo Reject Pile!
Article
The New Issue is Out!
Article
SNEAK PEEK #5: Video Games Can Make You Rich!
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