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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.

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11 Monarchs Who Went Insane
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12 College Courses We Wish Our Schools Had Offered
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10 Things Created Over a Couple of Beers
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11 Songs Inspired by Literature
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The Stories Behind 15 Albums Named After Numbers, Featuring a Lot of Van Halen
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The Time They Used a Cigarette Lighter to Light the Olympic Torch
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The Best-Selling Greeting Card of All Time
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The Full Names of 26 One-Name Celebrities
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Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Sad Readers
Olympics
4 Olympians Who Sold Their Gold Medals (And One Who Tried)
TV
11 TV Theme Songs That Secretly Have Lyrics
Books
17 Famous Literary Characters Almost Named Something Else
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Andy Griffith Sings the Lyrics to The Andy Griffith Show Theme Song
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Armchair Field Trip: Iowa's Stonehenge
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8 Clips of Morgan Freeman Being Awesome on The Electric Company
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10 James Joyce Facts in Honor of Bloomsday
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11 Game Show Hosts and Their Musical Aspirations
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How Photos of Tank Man Were Smuggled Out of China
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30 Famous People With Law Degrees
Big Question
Does the Key to the City Actually Open Anything?
Big Question
If You Can’t Smell, Can You Taste?
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The Time Groucho Marx Did the Charleston on Hitler's Grave
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8 Celebrities Arrested for Obscenity (and What It Was They Said or Did)
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12 Attempts to Bribe Celebrities for Worthy Causes
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From Petey P. Cup to Prosty the Spokesgland: 11 Unbelievable Healthcare Industry Mascots
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6 Interns Who Ended Up Running the Company
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9 Controversial Magazine Issues Too Inflammatory for Newsstands
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Interesting College Courses at Sweet 16 Schools
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11 of the Most Beloved Sherman Brothers Songs
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7 Children's Books Written in Response to Other Books
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Mikhail Gorbachev: Pizza Hut Spokesman
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Edgar Allan Poe's Eerie Richard Parker Coincidence
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14 Movie Cameos by the Authors of the Original Books
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There Really Is a Little Debbie
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10 Ways the CIA Tried to Kill Castro
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From Curing Dandruff to Finding You a Husband: 11 Amazing Benefits of Listerine
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"Tweet Me," "Mommy Issues" and More Offbeat Valentine's Day Candy Hearts
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In the 1930s, a Mono-Named Mannequin Took New York by Storm
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Once Upon a Midnight Dreary, the Poe Toaster Failed to Show
Big Question
Why Do People Say "Holy Mackerel"?
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Is Sebastian from The Little Mermaid a Crab or a Lobster?
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The Night They (Almost) Bombed Old Dixie Down
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23 Bizarre Things Ceremonially Dropped on New Year's Eve
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Elvis Presley: World’s Best Car Buyer
The Presidents
The Club with More U.S. Presidents than Skull and Bones
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The Quick 10: A Christmas Carol
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11 Christmas Songs That Never Really Took Off
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The King of Dudes (Hint: It’s Not Jeff Bridges)
History
Months Before Lincoln Was Shot and Killed, He Was Almost Shot and Killed
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9 Questionable Choices for Previous Super Bowl Halftime Shows
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