Stacy Conradt

Stacy Conradt is a staff writer who's been contributing to mental_floss since 2008. As an avid board game lover, she is especially fond of her work on Split Decision and Mixed Nuts. In her spare time (ha) she likes to run badly and visit roadside attractions that make most people cringe. She never met an Abe Lincoln tribute she didn't love. If you have one to suggest, let her know at twitter.com/stacy_writes.

Geography
If You Find Yourself Stranded on a New Zealand Island, Look for One of These
History
11 Inventions Made By Kids
Big Question
Is 'Hangry' Real?
Art
Why the Laocoön Sculpture Had the Wrong Arm for Four Centuries
Movies
15 Enchanting Facts About 'Beauty and the Beast'
List
The Forgotten Uses of 8 Everyday Objects
Food
10 Delicious Facts About McDonald's Shamrock Shake
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Bob Ross
Books
The Stories Behind 10 Dr. Seuss Books
Weird
The Church With a Cemetery in the Basement
Fun
Meet the Man Who Claimed to Have the World's Longest Last Name
History
Why Was Andrew Johnson Impeached?
Big Question
What's the Difference Between "Jr." and "II"?
Movies
10 People Who Have Misplaced Their Oscars
Big Question
Why Do I Have to Put My Phone in Airplane Mode?
Big Question
What Are Those White Marks on Your Fingernails?
Art
Yves Klein: The Artist Who Invented a Color
History
The International Distress Signal That Predates 'SOS'
List
12 Shocking Secrets Spilled to Oprah
Books
11 Facts About Robert Frost
Weird
The Actors Who Are Dying to Play Yorick in 'Hamlet'
List
11 Times the Doomsday Clock Time Has Been Adjusted
Videos
Nikola Tesla Wi-Fi Statue Pays Tribute to the Great Inventor
History
The World's First Emergency Phone Number
Music
8 Famous Songs Using Borrowed Tunes
Weird
The Mysterious Disappearance and Reappearance of Roger Tichborne
Big Question
How Do "Skinny" Mirrors Work?
History
Why Benjamin Franklin Hated the Letter "C"
History
What Happened to the Physical Copy of the "I Have a Dream" Speech?
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Levi Strauss, The Man Who Changed Fashion
List
13 Reasons People Think the Number 13 is Unlucky
Sports
Meet the 10 Honorary Harlem Globetrotters
Big Question
What’s the Difference Between Club Soda, Seltzer, and Sparkling Water?
Movies
12 Facts About 'Fun and Fancy Free'
Geography
The Mysterious Motivational Rocks of Dogtown, Massachusetts
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: William Randolph Hearst
List
34 Bizarre Things Being Dropped on New Year’s Eve
List
12 Places That Rarely See Snow
List
The Origins of 12 Christmas Traditions
Big Question
Is White Chocolate Really Chocolate?
History
The Christmas Eve Fire That Destroyed the West Wing
Big Question
What Happens When You Send a Letter to Santa Claus?
List
10 Sweet Facts About Candy Canes
List
15 Intriguing Facts About Walt Disney
History
The Time Every Patent in the U.S. Went Up in Smoke
Fun
7 Times Dick Van Dyke Was a Delight
Politics
When Political Signs Become Art: Monument to the Unelected
History
The Mystery Behind the World's Most Famous Christmas Poem
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Joe DiMaggio
Movies
The Original Reviews of 10 Classic Christmas Movies
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