mental floss

The Surprising History of Las Vegas and the Rat Pack! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today on Scatterbrained: VEGAS. How do you pronounce Nevada anyway? Who designed the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign? Why were they called ...

Summer Facts and Life Hacks! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

On today's episode of Scatterbrained, we're celebrating summertime! There's a fact list all about your favorite treats like popsicles, s'mores and ice...

Everything You Need to Know About Modern Day Marvels - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

On today's episode of Scatterbrained, we're getting futuristic! We learn some surprising facts about skyscrapers located everywhere from New York City...

500 Facts - mental_floss List Show Ep. 524

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John tells you some of his favorite facts from the past f...

Coffee Facts and Life Hacks! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

We kick off today's episode of Scatterbrained with a timeline of how coffee gets grown and produced. Then, John Green tests coffee life hacks from the...

Everything You Need to Know About English and Other Languages! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

On today's episode of Scatterbrained, we're talking about language! We travel to Monrovia, Liberia where we meet an infamous polyglot who may not know...

Dogs Can Smell Fear! And Other Dog Facts - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today on Scatterbrained, we learn about dogs! First, there are some interesting dog breed name origins. Then, we focus on bloodhounds and why they're ...

The Little-Known Lives of the Women in Classic Hollywood - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

In today's episode of Scatterbrained, we travel back in time to Hollywood in the 1920s through 60s! First, we learn the story of Clara Bow who was bla...

The Olympics - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Scatterbrained is a new trivia show in which different hosts do a deep dive into one topic. Today, we're learning all about the Olympics - from the ma...

The Behind the Scenes Secrets of Shopping Malls - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

On today's episode of Scatterbrained, we head to the mall! First, we learn about Victor Gruen, who's largely considered the inventor of the modern sho...

31 Amazing Facts about Household Items - mental_floss List Show Ep. 325

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at some facts about ordinary household items! ...

The Surprising Stories of Sesame Street - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Scatterbrained is a new trivia show in which different hosts do a deep dive into one topic. Today, we're learning all about Sesame Street - from the m...

TV Moms, Animal Kingdom Moms, and Mother's Day! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

In today's episode of Scatterbrained, we're talking Mother's Day! We first learn about a scientific study in which moms watched their teens play a dri...

Valentine's Day - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Scatterbrained is a new trivia show in which different hosts do a deep dive into one topic. Today, we're learning all about Valentine's Day - from lov...

50 Common Misconceptions - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.1)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptio...

27 Words that Totally Changed Meanings - mental_floss List Show Ep. 521

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John tells you about some words that have completely shif...

30 More Life Hacks Debunked Pt. 4 - mental_floss List Show Ep. 404

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at 30 more life hacks! Subscribe for new episo...

29 Facts about European Royalty - mental_floss List Show Ep. 520

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares some bizarre facts about European royalty thr...

24 Unintended Scientific Discoveries - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 35)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Derek Muller of Veritasium (http://www.youtube.com/user/1...

30 Interesting Facts about the Ocean - mental_floss List Show Ep. 509

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares some fascinating facts about the ocean! Subsc...

100 Amazing Facts - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.225)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John busts through 100 facts that will BLOW YOUR MIND. Me...

22 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories - mental_floss List Show Ep. 323

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at some bizarre conspiracy theories that peopl...

25 Things You Didn't Know About Dreams - mental_floss List Show Ep. 321

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at 25 things you probably didn't know about dr...

36 Facts About Cats - mental_floss List Show (Ep.221)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John tells us about facts about cats! Mental Floss Video ...