Our Mission

Unhype helps people understand modern life, be successful, and be present. Using genuine reporting and honest commentary, Unhype provides an essential lens to navigating our dynamic lives and examines how culture, lifestyle, technology, and money are shaping the way we live in the modern world.

Unhype is a premier reference site with a 20+ year focus on expert-created education content. We are proud to be one of the top-200 information sites, as measured by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. In 2018, Unhype received a Communicator Award in the General Education category and a Davey Award in the Education category.

At Unhype, we believe that great inspiration begins with a question, and we help 13 million users answer theirs every month. Whether yours is about science and math, humanities and religion, or architecture and the arts, our in-depth articles, written by literature writers, Ph.D.s, and experienced instructors, are designed to give you the answers and information you need in a clear, easy-to-navigate format. So whether you are asking for a class, that next conversation, or just because you want to know, Unhype can help.

Let your curiosity lead the way. Unhype, Lifelong Learning.

Meet Our Team


Jason Bernhardt, Chief Executive Officer
Claudia Muehlenweg, Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Holterman, Director of Marketing, Editor-in-Chief
Jacob Finch, Ph.D., General Manager


Our hundreds of writers have produced over 40,000 articles and have advanced degrees in their subject areas. Many of our literature writers, for example, have degrees in English or Classic Literature. Our language writers are not just native speakers of the language they write about — they’re also experienced instructors of that language.

Jacob Finch, Ph.D.
Rebecca Howard
Paul Horowitz
Jessica Altchek
Olivia Graham
Adam Baumgartner
Tim Faulkner
Steven Martinez
Henry Kowalski
Elizabeth Robinson
Laura Finch
Todd Green MD

Ethics, Editorial Guidelines and Quality Standards

We take great pride in the quality of our content. We produce fact-based, unbiased, well-researched articles that acknowledge the validity of all viewpoints. Unhype articles include a source list to support the writer’s claims and to enable readers to explore the topic further. Once an article is written, the Unhype editorial staff reviews and edits it before publishing it to our library, then constantly updates it to ensure the highest quality. If you notice something in one of our articles that needs to be corrected, please send us an email at [email protected] and let us know.

Our product reviews are independent and based on research and product testing — if you visit links within our content, we may receive commissions from your purchases, but we never receive any compensation or consideration for the content of our recommendations. Learn more about our review process here.

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