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Mental Floss Magazine

By The Week Publications, Inc

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mental_floss is a clever app filled with an eclectic mix of fascinating stories, lists, charts, and quizzes about history, science, and pop culture. Intuitive and interactive with a newly improved interface, the app is free to download, easy to navigate, and highly addictive! Receive an entire month free when you purchase a monthly subscription to mental_floss, the magazine for knowledge junkies.

• Annual subscription: $27.99
(Please note: subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.)

• Single issue: $5.99

• Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.

• Users can cancel via iTunes.

• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

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What's New in Version 5.9

All new store experience - try flipping through the stack of covers!

Completely reimagined and rebuilt.

New features include:
• free previews
• faster downloading
• all new interface
• new "stack" view
• all new grid view

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Customer Reviews

Needs an iPhone version!!

Mental Floss is my favorite magazine, and I love that it's gone paperless. Always so interesting and fun to read - I learn something new every time!

I just wish they would make this app universal - I'd be able to read it much more easily that way, via my phone, on my morning train commute (where I don't dare open my iPad). Especially now that the new iPhones have larger screens it would be ideal. Other than that the app works great, no crashes or problems for me, and would rate this so much higher if I could just read it on my phone. The Week already does this and does it great....

Finally, giving subscribers the option to read content via a web browser (like the New Yorker) would round this subscription out nicely.

WAS great - not anymore if you're a print subscriber

I recently purchased a print subscription to mental floss and was eager to access my first issue digitally as well - only to find that I'm now unable to! There's no way for print subscribers to log in. I'm very upset about this, as being able to access the digital issues was a big reason I subscribed in the first place. Very, very disappointed.

Version 5.9 Ruins the App

This latest "upgrade" is a huge step backward in terms of usability. I can't tell which issues are downloaded or which one(s) are currently partly read. When it opens on a page, I can't even tell which page of which issue it is.

I've enjoyed reading Mental_Floss on the iPad, but this "upgrade" will force me back to the paper copy.

Mental Floss Magazine
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  • Category: Entertainment
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  • Version: 5.9
  • Size: 20.3 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech, French, German
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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