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.

Music
8 Famous Songs Using Borrowed Tunes
Videos
Watch AMNH's Giant Blue Whale Get Its Annual Cleaning
Videos
Hairdresser Creates Incredible Styles Based on Fine Art
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
Big Question
What Flavor Is Juicy Fruit Gum?
History
The Publicity Stunt That Convinced People Elevators Were Safe
List
The Origins of 10 Thanksgiving Traditions
The Presidents
All the Presidents' Pardoned Turkeys
Food
Tales from the Butterball Hotline
Fun
The Winner of the 2016 World's Biggest Liar Competition
Big Question
How Are Balloons Chosen for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
History
The Women Who Chained Themselves to D.C.'s Cherry Trees
Books
15 Books Every Young Reader Will Love
Food
15 Sandwiches Everyone Should Try Once
Animals
10 Places Where Humans and Wild Animals Live in Harmony
Movies
Watch the Lost Soup Sequence From 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'
Movies
10 Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Facts About 'Song of the South'
Travel
10 Natural Landmarks That No Longer Exist
List
11 Honorable Ways You Can Help Veterans
Weird
Is This the Most Mysterious Grave in Virginia?
Fun
13 Freaky Facts About Disney's Tower of Terror Ride
Big Question
Why Do We Get a Lump in Our Throats Before We Cry?
Music
The Strange Custom of Setting Pianos on Fire
Big Question
Why Do Politicians Kiss Babies?
Politics
The Time Andrew Jackson Won the Vote but Lost the Presidency
Fun
The 'Splash'-Themed Disney Bar That Almost Was
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