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2013-02-18 A Preview of mental_floss on Youtube -- Launching March 13th! 00:55 181,967
2013-03-06 A Second Preview of mental_floss on YouTube -- Launching March 13th! 00:58 134,675
2013-12-03 Behind the Scenes: The Wall of Magic 02:48 206,941
2015-03-25 Ep. 99 Commentary w/ Hank Green & Bernie Su | The Lizzie Bennet Diaries 07:19 73,899
2017-09-06 26 Facts about Lego Bricks - mental_floss List Show Ep. 517 07:18 150,424
2017-09-20 26 Facts about Libraries - mental_floss List Show Ep. 518 07:49 155,345
2017-10-04 30 Origins of Alcohol Brand Names - mental_floss List Show Ep. 519 09:54 243,548
2017-10-18 29 Facts about European Royalty - mental_floss List Show Ep. 520 09:03 240,128
2017-11-01 27 Words that Totally Changed Meanings - mental_floss List Show Ep. 521 08:11 239,387
2017-11-15 24 Facts about Koalas - mental_floss List Show Ep. 522 06:51 89,037
2017-12-06 21 Things that Turned 21 This Year (2017) - mental_floss List Show Ep. 523 07:07 171,752
2017-12-20 500 Facts - mental_floss List Show Ep. 524 44:58 2,616,500
2018-01-31 The Olympics - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 13:34 79,699
2018-02-14 Valentine's Day - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:56 52,318
2018-02-28 The Surprising Stories of Sesame Street - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:44 84,310
2018-03-14 Everything You Need to Know About English and Other Languages! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:49 105,538
2018-03-28 The Behind the Scenes Secrets of Shopping Malls - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 10:07 72,870
2018-04-11 Coffee Facts and Life Hacks! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 13:22 134,831
2018-04-25 The Little-Known Lives of the Women in Classic Hollywood - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:43 45,413
2018-05-09 TV Moms, Animal Kingdom Moms, and Mother's Day! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 13:03 27,328
2018-05-23 Dogs Can Smell Fear! And Other Dog Facts - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 13:13 70,757
2018-06-13 Summer Facts and Life Hacks! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 10:50 76,941
2018-07-03 Everything You Need to Know About Modern Day Marvels - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 13:17 69,276
2018-07-18 The Surprising History of Las Vegas and the Rat Pack! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:47 39,897
2018-08-01 Grizzly Bears, Chicago Bears, and Gummi Bears! Oh My! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 14:04 41,146
2018-08-15 Dialing Up onto the 2000s Internet! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 12:53 83,384
2018-09-05 The Surprising History of School! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:10 44,245
2018-09-26 Many Things You Never Knew About Money and Game Shows! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 09:55 59,574
2018-10-09 Everything You Didn’t Know About Paper! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 09:41 44,877
2018-10-24 Spooky Halloween Facts! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 12:26 49,840
2018-11-07 Beer Facts and Life Hacks! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 10:28 47,068
2018-11-20 Cooking Facts and Life Hacks! - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 11:11 64,541
2018-12-05 Everything You Need to Know about Space - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 10:28 39,280
2018-12-19 Everything You Need to Know about the Holidays- Mental Floss Scatterbrained 09:50 39,551
2019-02-06 19 Common Things Science Hasn’t Figured Out - Mental Floss List Show Ep. 525 07:14 124,850
2019-02-20 Antioxidant, Moonwalking and 98 Other Words Turning 100 This Year | Mental Floss List Show | 526 11:30 54,043
2019-03-06 17 Signs That You’d Qualify as a Witch in the 1600s | Mental Floss List Show | 527 07:07 84,301
2019-03-20 Dogs Don’t See in Black and White and Other Animal Myths, Debunked | Mental Floss List Show | 528 08:17 85,944
2019-04-05 31 Behind-the-Scenes Facts About Game of Thrones | Mental Floss List Show | 529 09:50 51,457
2019-04-19 Cocaine, Chloroform, and Other Old-Timey Medical Cures | Mental Floss List Show | 530 08:39 66,538
2019-05-06 The Declaration of Independence and Other Amazing Yard Sale Finds | Mental Floss List Show | 531 08:56 49,169
2019-05-21 Only Humans Have Chins and More Facts About the Human Body | Mental Floss List Show | 532 08:29 75,534
2019-05-29 Everything You Need to Know About Tourism - Mental Floss Scatterbrained 08:30 30,529
2019-06-06 35 Lesser-Known Inventions of Famous Inventors | Mental Floss List Show | 533 11:23 71,371
2019-06-20 31 Facts About Sharks | Mental Floss List Show | 534 11:13 40,310
2019-07-05 21 Defunct Disney Rides and Lands | Mental Floss List Show | 535 08:45 47,070
2019-07-17 22 Solar System Facts | List Show 536 08:32 52,253
2019-08-07 32 Witness Protection Program Facts 08:13 90,042
2019-08-21 22 Weird Old Jobs From 100 Years Ago 09:12 120,913
2019-09-04 32 Ways School 100 Years Ago Was Different 10:21 82,390
2019-09-18 30 Harry Potter Spells and Word Origins 08:42 81,840
2019-10-02 24 Facts About ASMR "In" ASMR 09:32 33,687
2019-10-09 Everything You Need To Know About Budgets 08:19 19,452
2019-10-16 The Real Origins of 20 Scary Stories 10:46 283,524
2019-10-30 28 Theodore Roosevelt Facts 13:04 68,378
2019-11-06 Everything You Need To Know About Weddings 09:53 23,977
2019-11-20 Debunking 18 Thanksgiving Myths 09:59 44,061
2019-11-27 Everything You Need To Know About Online Shopping 07:44 28,528
2019-12-04 26 Facts About Fossils 11:44 41,986
2019-12-18 100 Interesting Facts We Learned in 2019 25:14 276,322
2019-12-23 Food History: Mashed Potatoes 09:20 77,005
2020-01-01 18 Weird & Wonderful Holidays To Celebrate in The New Year 10:14 34,124
2020-01-02 Kids Vs. Science: Designing the Ultimate Paper Plane 08:55 57,700
2020-01-15 20 Weird Clubs That Actually Exist 10:49 65,443
2020-01-22 Food History: Nachos 12:02 62,346
2020-01-29 16 Audience Questions About The List Show, Answered 10:58 27,355
2020-02-05 25 Weird Old Predictions For The 21st Century 11:32 105,226
2020-02-12 Kids Vs. Science: Making The Greatest Grilled Cheese 10:51 13,877
2020-02-19 23 Weird Laws You Might Have Broken 09:02 61,478
2020-02-26 Food History: Ramen 14:01 111,391
2020-03-04 19 Overlooked Scientists You Should Know 11:22 35,169
2020-03-11 Kids Vs. Science: Writing The Funniest Jokes 10:02 13,873
2020-03-18 100 Facts About Millennials 24:32 149,890
2020-03-25 Food History: Ketchup and Mustard 15:50 89,319
2020-04-01 29 Things That Will Make You Feel Better 15:48 92,565
2020-04-07 Misconceptions About the 1920s 08:31 53,765
2020-04-15 25 Fascinating Tax Facts 12:55 37,809
2020-04-18 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show | Ep. 1 35:58 20,899
2020-04-22 Food History: Soul Food 17:39 94,108
2020-04-24 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show | Ep. 2 33:16 14,999
2020-04-29 The Amazing Sea Monkeys Saga 16:14 29,672
2020-05-06 24 Puzzling Parenting Tips From The 1800s 14:13 84,999
2020-05-08 Tub Trivia LIVE: The Mental Floss Quiz Show | Ep. 3 36:18 11,777
2020-05-13 Misconceptions About Famous Books & Authors 11:55 49,469
2020-05-20 14 Experiments Gone Wrong 14:56 91,484
2020-05-22 Tub Trivia LIVE: The Mental Floss Quiz Show | Ep. 4 32:09 9,872
2020-05-27 Food History: Chocolate 12:11 40,229
2020-05-29 How The Trapper Keeper Trapped Students' Hearts 13:38 33,159
2020-06-03 16 Priceless Things We've Lost Forever 13:57 109,638
2020-06-10 Misconceptions About Love 11:12 35,377
2020-06-17 30 Facts About Farts 15:31 65,837
2020-06-24 18 Forbidden Places 12:40 92,533
2020-06-26 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show LIVE 44:45 374
2020-07-01 How Unsolved Mysteries Became TV’s First True-Crime Hit 14:41 31,171
2020-07-08 Misconceptions About Dreams 09:01 45,235
2020-07-10 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show LIVE 47:13 17,846
2020-07-15 17 Facts About Conspiracy Theories 13:02 75,728
2020-07-22 The Delicious History of 14 Pasta Shapes 13:20 61,555
2020-07-24 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show LIVE 39:03 8,432
2020-07-29 How VHS Beat Betamax & Changed Media Forever 20:58 24,981
2020-08-05 13 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions 11:46 77,847
2020-08-07 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show LIVE 43:33 14,096
2020-08-12 Misconceptions About Colonial America 15:08 81,497
2020-08-19 12 Unlikely Origins of Popular Songs 14:02 66,772
2020-08-26 Which Food Influenced Humanity The Most? 27:05 65,653
2020-08-28 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show LIVE 48:19 13,087
2020-09-02 24 Facts About Puberty 14:34 41,196
2020-09-09 Misconceptions About Flying 14:26 37,755
2020-09-11 Tub Trivia: The Mental Floss Quiz Show LIVE SEASON FINALE 48:00 10,737
2020-09-16 100 Facts About Earth 31:08 299,474
2020-09-23 Food History: Beer 13:26 37,137
2020-09-30 The Garbage Pail Kids' Snot-Soaked Story 14:53 22,608
2020-10-07 The Real Origins of 15 Urban Legends 13:22 69,697
2020-10-14 Misconceptions About Depression 12:07 35,777
2020-10-21 22 Cryptids Explained 14:02 88,500
2020-10-28 How Candy Corn Became a Halloween Staple 10:14 34,024
2020-11-04 12 Notable English Language Mistakes 13:02 65,559
2020-11-11 Misconceptions About the Middle Ages 11:58 61,336
2020-11-18 13 Unbelievable Unfinished Projects 12:55 59,789
2020-11-25 How The Oregon Trail Took Over Computer Labs 15:51 29,254
2020-12-02 25 Acronyms & Initialisms 09:46 36,899
2020-12-09 Misconceptions About Babies 14:08 37,543
2020-12-16 100 Interesting Facts We Learned in 2020 40:33 436,925
2020-12-23 Food History: Fruitcake 10:12 34,455
2020-12-30 The Tamagotchi Was A Huge Success. But Why? 12:26 29,254
2021-01-06 26 Quirky Animals Involved in Crimes 12:31 31,549
2021-01-08 11 Real Facts About the Illuminati 07:07 393,473
2021-01-13 Misconceptions About The Roman Empire 12:52 61,382
2021-01-20 7 Strange Scientific Mysteries 09:15 59,195
2021-01-27 Masturbation & Mascots: Cereal's Strange History 13:01 36,980
2021-01-29 Satanic Panic & The Dangers of Cultural Hysteria 13:24 51,962
2021-02-03 17 Unusual Historical Heists 09:45 32,236
2021-02-10 Misconceptions About Evolution 12:06 40,902
2021-02-17 28 Fascinating Facts About Time 14:09 75,129
2021-02-24 Food History: Pickles 12:24 62,321
2021-02-26 The Game-Changing History of The Sims 14:07 31,260
2021-03-03 10 Strange Stories of Historical Body Parts 18:05 56,142
2021-03-10 Misconceptions About the Civil War 13:54 57,610
2021-03-17 100 Facts About The British Royal Family 21:18 58,340
2021-03-24 The Unexpected Origins of 20 Culinary Terms 11:56 31,727
2021-03-31 How Mad Magazine Changed Comedy & Angered the FBI 15:31 272,897
2021-04-07 10 Weird Weapons From History 09:05 45,232
2021-04-09 The History of Pho in 10 Facts 06:55 33,193
2021-04-14 Misconceptions about World War II 14:54 62,110
2021-04-21 22 Pieces of Medieval Pet Advice 08:53 26,969
2021-04-28 Food History: French Fries 09:06 41,659
2021-04-30 How JNCO Jeans Made Absurd Fashion History 11:58 26,886
2021-05-05 11 Surprising Stories Behind Amazing Artworks 16:22 33,434
2021-05-12 Misconceptions About Health & Wellness 15:35 41,148
2021-05-19 The 15 Most Expensive "Blanks" Ever 12:19 40,017
2021-05-25 Tub Trivia: Special Literary Edition LIVE 41:12 6,069
2021-05-26 10 Inventions That Changed Food History 11:11 30,666
2021-05-27 11 Curious Facts About Books & Authors 04:26 24,727
2021-06-02 8 Old-Timey Scams, Grifts, and Cons 09:56 59,420
2021-06-09 Misconceptions About The Renaissance 17:55 39,944
2021-06-16 The Interesting Etymology Behind 70 Words 27:44 219,036
2021-06-23 Misconceptions About Vikings 11:45 41,663
2021-06-30 20 Old-Timey Relationship Tips 11:52 32,602
2021-07-02 23 Dramatic Facts About Broadway 15:00 22,820
2021-07-07 A Brief History of Restaurant Menus 08:18 21,816
2021-07-14 Misconceptions About Bats 08:51 20,958
2021-07-21 The Disputed History of the Hot Dog 11:37 24,615
2021-07-23 12 Fascinating Shipwreck Finds 11:04 37,787
2021-07-28 10 Mysterious Examples of the Mandela Effect 10:01 282,080
2021-07-30 Misconceptions About Ancient Egypt 11:03 82,085
2021-08-04 20 Random Facts You Need To Know 12:07 108,473
2021-08-11 Misconceptions About the French Revolution 12:39 27,016
2021-08-13 Nintendo: From A "Love Hotel" to Video Game Dominance 18:14 13,558
2021-08-18 6 Beautifully Ugly Animals 06:10 25,684
2021-08-25 Food History: Hot Sauce 10:01 37,648
2021-09-01 11 NASA Inventions We Use Every Day 10:48 107,761
2021-09-08 Misconceptions About the Victorian Era 11:08 34,299
2021-09-15 10 Extremely Valuable Lost Treasures 08:08 34,698
2021-09-22 Food History: Pad Thai 07:20 26,127
2021-09-29 Misconceptions About Deaf People 14:40 32,281
2021-10-06 20 Cool Facts About the Ice Age 11:31 40,003
2021-10-07 Famous Last Words. Which one is your favorite? 00:42 6,924
2021-10-13 Misconceptions About World War 1 13:56 38,633
2021-10-15 Victorian-era Slang Expressions We Love 00:52 28,035
2021-10-19 Tub Trivia: Special TV Edition LIVE 38:09 5,498
2021-10-20 16 Curious Facts About Television 09:03 33,208
2021-10-27 Food History: TV Dinners 10:50 37,923
2021-10-29 10 Cursed Objects 15:54 46,186
2021-11-03 Misconceptions About the Maya Civilization 10:52 43,690
2021-11-10 14 Facts About Magic 09:18 36,111
2021-11-16 Misconceptions About Robots 12:58 20,593
2021-11-24 The History of Jell-O Salad 11:10 30,744
2021-11-26 Misconceptions About the Cold War 15:54 25,905
2021-12-01 13 Surprising Facts About Old Hollywood 10:11 31,795
2021-12-08 Misconceptions About the Stone Age 10:26 193,287
2021-12-15 21 Vaccine Facts 14:51 33,292
2021-12-22 100 Interesting Facts We Learned in 2021 40:45 300,445
2021-12-29 Food History: Coffee and Tea 18:20 45,182
2022-01-12 How BOOK IT! Made Reading Delicious 10:04 13,215
2022-01-14 Misconceptions About Cats 11:11 108,360
2022-01-19 11 Amazing Historical Coincidences 13:08 118,971
2022-01-26 Chinese Food in America: A Brief History 15:31 52,525
2022-01-28 Misconceptions About Espionage 12:32 36,341
2022-02-02 16 Sick Burns From History 12:00 49,895
2022-02-09 Misconceptions About Death 14:21 47,821
2022-02-16 10 Strange Unsolved Crimes 11:52 48,386
2022-02-23 One Misconception About Each U.S. President 32:13 420,288
2022-02-25 Food History: Donuts 08:30 26,929
2022-03-02 23 Far Out Facts About UFOs 14:33 46,639
2022-03-09 The Rise and Fall of G.I. Joe 19:20 12,737
2022-03-11 6 Adorable But Terrifying Animals 05:22 22,419
2022-03-16 Food History: Gummy Bears 07:57 50,828
2022-03-23 9 Mind-Bending Paradoxes 10:27 51,557
2022-03-30 Misconceptions About Cults 12:41 32,072
2022-04-06 10 of the Unluckiest People in History 16:42 62,889
2022-04-13 Misconceptions About Drugs 15:36 113,839
2022-04-15 100 Fascinating Titanic Facts 36:44 81,262
2022-04-20 10 Pivotal Battles That Changed History 15:11 25,002
2022-04-27 The Happy Meal's Controversial History 11:30 28,438
2022-05-04 200 Random Facts Presented Without Context 16:38 66,195
2022-05-11 Misconceptions About the '80s 14:27 46,807
2022-05-18 29 Odd Old-Timey Life Hacks 11:27 46,783
2022-05-25 Food History: Molecular Gastronomy w/ Dr. Harold McGee 17:45 14,559
2022-05-27 Misconceptions About the Human Body 12:07 27,183
2022-06-01 7 Historical Conspiracy Theories 12:31 69,731
2022-06-08 Misconceptions About Serial Killers 11:05 29,596
2022-06-15 8 Mysterious Uncracked Codes 11:37 30,521
2022-06-22 Misconceptions About OCD 10:32 16,752
2022-06-24 Food History: Pretzels 10:44 18,246
2022-06-29 15 Facts You'll Wish You'd Never Learned 09:57 42,065
2022-07-06 8 of the Deadliest Toys Ever Made 10:35 34,123
2022-07-08 Misconceptions About Forensic Science 15:59 23,680
2022-07-13 Misconceptions About Dogs 12:22 31,055
2022-07-20 8 Explorers Who Vanished Without a Trace 08:33 21,902
2022-07-26 Why Aren’t Classical Statues Well-Endowed? 00:50 20,384
2022-07-27 Misconceptions About Cryptocurrency 21:26 14,082
2022-07-29 Food History: "Prince" Ranji Smile 16:30 8,870
2022-08-03 100 Interesting Facts About Venus 22:33 27,828
2022-08-10 The History of Neopets 14:13 18,453
2022-08-12 6 Wholesome Facts About Terrifying Animals 05:52 19,404
2022-08-17 19 Odd Facts About Animal Sex 11:46 150,989
2022-08-24 17 Outrageous Things Done Out of Spite 11:25 42,162
2022-08-26 Where Are All the Baby Pigeons? 02:39 14,001
2022-08-31 Food History: The California Roll 15:25 18,349
2022-09-02 Famous Last Words I Can't Stop Thinking About 00:43 24,014
2022-09-07 Misconceptions About Physics 15:48 30,517
2022-09-09 10 Facts about the Animals of Chernobyl 08:37 21,898
2022-09-14 One Misconception About Each U.S. State 54:55 53,604
2022-09-21 50 Words You'll Want to Start Using 09:02 30,424
2022-09-23 Food History: The Cookbook 08:09 9,639
2022-09-28 7 Incredible Mass Hysteria Events 11:56 29,542
2022-10-05 Misconceptions About The Amish 16:54 32,152
2022-10-12 16 Facts That Will Warp Your Sense of Time 10:22 85,082
2022-10-13 History of Fun: Cooperative Board Games 20:50 20,490
2022-10-19 10 Dark Origins of Nursery Rhymes 11:04 25,897
2022-10-26 Food History: Tacos de Canasta 09:25 7,996
2022-10-28 41 Fascinating Phobias, Explained 07:13 17,325
2022-11-02 6 Hoaxes People Actually Believed 09:33 29,459
2022-11-09 Misconceptions About ADHD 15:02 18,813
2022-11-16 The Odd Origins of 8 Tongue-Twisters 08:10 14,179
2022-11-18 The Diner's Surprising History 13:16 13,909
2022-11-23 National Lampoon Made Stupid Comedy Smart 17:39 11,571
2022-11-30 30 Surprising Movie Facts 10:23 25,914
2022-12-07 26 Colors You've Never Heard Of 08:25 16,618
2022-12-14 Misconceptions About Prison 13:29 23,495
2022-12-16 The Roller Coaster's Thrilling History 25:57 9,363
2022-12-21 100 Interesting Facts We Learned in 2022 52:58 156,943
2022-12-28 "Weird Al” Yankovic: Pop Parody Royalty 16:59 12,106
2023-01-04 The Coolest Offbeat Attraction in Each U.S. State 27:25 162,305
2023-01-06 Food History: SPAM 12:13 312
2023-01-11 1 Misconception About Each Planet 18:41 275
2023-01-18 26 Banned Baby Names 08:44 409
2023-02-01 100 "WTF" Facts 19:51 402
2023-02-03 Misconceptions About the '90s 15:16 476
2023-02-08 Food History: Pizza 22:45 282