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Why Kickstarter, Creative Commons, and Creators Project Matter

In this video, founders of three major online services talk about how they have embraced the internet’s transformative power for creative work. Kickstarter changes how people fund their creative work. Creative Commons changes how people share their stuff. And The Creators Project supports artists who use technology in their work. This [...]

Our Trivia Show Is Coming to Austin!

We’re due for another edition of The Mental Floss Trivia Show! Looks like the next stop is going to be Austin, TX. If you live near Austin or plan to be there for SXSW in March, send an email to and we’ll keep you posted. Tentative date: Monday, March 12th. Speaking of SXSW, our co-founders [...]