Smarter than your old history teacher, funnier than the founding fathers and more American than Betty Crocker cradling an apple pie.
Do you still think of Honest Abe as a heroic defender of liberty? That the late '60's were a groovy time of peace and love? That the United States has always been dependent on foreign oil? Well, you shouldn't! In this delightful tour through America's knotty past, Mental Floss offers something new: a refreshingly honest history that's guaranteed to set things straight.