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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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That One Time Abraham Lincoln Threw a Wedding Reception for Tom Thumb
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What Really Happens if You Wear Red in Front of a Bull
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The Stories Behind 6 Famous Slogans
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8 Amazing Garage Sale Finds
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George Barris' Five Most Famous Cars
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The Quick 10: Your Exclusive Pass to Club 33
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10 Reasons Alex Trebek is Awesome
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The Truth Behind Eight Units of Measurement
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Surprising But True: Crocodiles Can't Chew
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How Wildman Whitehouse Destroyed the Transatlantic Cable
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10 Non–Rock Stars Who Died at the Tragically Young Age of 27
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Jesse James' First Train Robbery
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10 Other People Who've Been Pied
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How Glenn Close’s Dad Stopped the Ebola Virus
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As American as Apple Pie Bombs
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Yes, Virginia, There Was a Merlin
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The Chilling Tale of James Bedford, Cryonics Pioneer
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Bikini Birthdays: Bathing Suits and Bombs
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Want to Live to 100? Move to One of These Five Areas
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How Jayne Mansfield Changed the Design of Tractor-Trailers
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The Mount Everest Graveyard
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The Silly Putty Smackdown: Wright vs Warrick
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How the Gas Pump Knows When to Shut Off
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Real-Life Zombie Emergency Plans (and a giveaway!!)
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Now You Know
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A Very Tiny Dollhouse with Very Big Treasures
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How a Friendly Writing Contest Resulted in Three Literary Classics
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Best Directions Ever: "Take the Exit that Goes Through the Office Building"
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Why the Red Telephone Box was Almost Silver and Other Facts About the K6
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All Roads Lead to D.C.
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He Put the "Tupper" in Tupperware
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Battle of the Babies: a White House Brawl
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From Film to Freedom: The Leica Freedom Train
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The [adjective] History of Mad Libs
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Who Was the Unknown Rebel?
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The Skinny on Your Favorite Cocktail Treats
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The Quick 10: The Last 10 Words of the 2011 Scripps Spelling Bee
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The Quick 10: 10 Iconic Movie Costumes Owned By Debbie Reynolds
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The Quick 10: The Price of 10 Pieces of Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia
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The Quick 10: The Chrysler Building
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Five Words Worth $400 Million
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Bringing a Different Meaning to the "Crown" Jewels
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The Quick 10: The New York Public Library Turns 100!
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How Teddy Roosevelt Ended Up With Abe Lincoln’s Hair
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Lincoln Logs' Famous Inventor - and How Much He Sold Out For
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The Shocking Truth About the Las Vegas Strip
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What Pope John Paul II Did with the Bullet that Nearly Killed Him
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The Quick 10: 10 Things Yogi Berra Actually Said
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The White House Prom of '75
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The Quick 10: 10 Names That Were Already Taken
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