26 Facts about Libraries - mental_floss List Show Ep. 518

26 Facts about Libraries - mental_floss List Show Ep. 518

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John tells you about one of his favorite things, libraries! Subscribe for new episodes of mental_floss every other Wednesday! ---- WE'RE ON SNAPCHAT! Username: mental.floss Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

107 Regional Slang Words - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 25)

107 Regional Slang Words - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 25)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at 107 words specific to certain regions such as Indiana's "pitch-in dinner", England's "loo", and Ireland's "to rabbit on." Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.12)

49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.12)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at some of history's greatest hoaxes including "Balloon Boy" (the boy, by the way is now in a metal band), "Lonelygirl15" and "War of the Worlds" (you didn't think we could do an episode on hoaxes and NOT include it, did you?). Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com Artist acknowledgements for this episode: Ron Swanson & Kill Bill prints by Sarah Yakawonis, http://dft.ba/-YakawonisQuilling Captain America sheild by Zachariah Perry, http://dft.ba/-ZimProps My Drunk Kitchen spatulogo, Zelda heart containers, CGP Grey logo felt textile artwork by Danica Johnson, http://dft.ba/-SaysDanica Circus Sideshow Nesting Dolls, Gravlax, http://dft.ba/-Gravlax 8 bit perler bouquets, Geekapalooza, http://dft.ba/-Geekapalooza Hank & John, Sherlock & Watson wooden dolls, Kimmy Fiorentino,http://dft.ba/-maddasahatterr ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine

26 Facts about the Science of Family - mental_floss List Show Ep. 442

26 Facts about the Science of Family  - mental_floss List Show Ep. 442

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John tells you about the science of family! Subscribe for new episodes of mental_floss every Wednesday! ---- WE'RE ON SNAPCHAT! Username: mental.floss Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

25 Lost Cities - mental_floss on YouTube - List Show (318)

25 Lost Cities - mental_floss on YouTube - List Show (318)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at 25 lost cities. ---- Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

79 Common Mispronunciations - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 21)

79 Common Mispronunciations - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 21)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John Green discusses 79 of the most commonly mispronounced words in English. Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com Artist acknowledgements for this episode: ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine

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

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 episodes of mental_floss every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday! ---- Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

29 Interesting Archaeological Discoveries - mental_floss List Show Ep. 506

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 discoveries! Subscribe for new episodes of mental_floss every Wednesday! Fact 19 - Image courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology ---- WE'RE ON SNAPCHAT! Username: mental.floss Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

26 Little Things That Changed History Forever - mental_floss List Show (Ep. 234)

26 Little Things That Changed History Forever - mental_floss List Show (Ep. 234)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at little things that changed history such as a Hitler's rejection into art school, the invention of the stethoscope, and the time that Napoleon had hemorrhoids (and subsequently lost the Battle of Waterloo). Thanks again to our sponsor, Geico, for making today's episode possible. Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com

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