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Everything You Didn’t Know About Paper! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today, we're learning about paper! First, we give some quick facts, including the origin of paper and paperback books. We do a deep dive into the card...

Many Things You Never Knew About Money and Game Shows! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today, we're talking all about money! First, we have a short story about Peter the Eagle, who lived in a U.S. Mint. Then we answer the question: why d...

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...

The Surprising History of School! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today, we learn the history of school in the United States! Then, we get study tips straight from science. We take it back to the eighties to learn ab...

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...

Dialing Up onto the 2000s Internet! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained

On today's episode of Scatterbrained, we're dialing up onto the 2000s Internet. Why did it make that weird beeping sound? You're about to find out! Ou...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

31 Weird Discontinued Products - mental_floss List Show Ep. 438

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Elliott talks about some very strange discontinued produc...

26 Fascinating Founding Fathers Facts - mental_floss - List Show (242)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at 26 facts about the founding fathers of the ...

20 Misconceptions About Sex - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.212)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Dr. Aaron Carroll (http://www.youtube.com/thehealthcaretr...

29 Interesting Archaeological Discoveries - mental_floss List Show Ep. 506

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John digs through some fascinating archaeological discove...

33 Amazing Toy Facts - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.216)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares fun facts about toys! Mental Floss Video on T...

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...

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...

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! ...

35 Jobs That No Longer Exist - mental_floss List Show (Ep.222)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Elliott Morgan hosts and tells us about jobs that no long...

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...

24 Food Origins - mental_floss on YouTube - List Show (313)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks 24 foods that probably didn't originate where ...

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...

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...

90 Facts about the '90s - mental_floss - List Show (Ep. 236)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at 90 facts about the 1990s. As if! Mental Flo...