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

10 Terrific Facts About Stephen King
10 Fun Facts About Play-Doh
11 Surprising Facts About Kidz Bop
How to Make Slime With Glue
15 Common Stains and Easy Ways to Get Them Out
15 Valuable Coins That May Be In Your Coin Jar
15 Companies That Changed Their Names
10 Fascinating Facts About Princess Diana
22 Things You Owned in the ‘80s That Could Be Worth a Fortune Now
10 Things You Should Know About Ray Bradbury
25 Middle Children Who Did Big Things
The Great Presidential Pardon Heist
The Time Walter Cronkite Angered R.J. Reynolds
Nalcrest, Florida: Where Postal Workers Go to Retire
Why Do We Cook So Many Foods at 350 Degrees?
10 Things You Might Not Know About Nelson Mandela
15 of Nelson Mandela's Most Inspiring Quotes
10 Amazing Additions Coming to Disney Parks and Resorts
Grave Sightings: Alexander Hamilton
You Could Once Buy “Memento Kits” Made of White House Scraps
4 Fab Facts About Ringo Starr
Grave Sightings: Satchel Paige
10 Fascinating Facts About 'Gone With the Wind'
14 Single-Scoops You Didn't Know About Baskin-Robbins
11 Things You Might Not Know About Eid Al-Fitr
5 Priceless Items Stolen From Presidential Libraries
12 Things You Might Not Know About Juneteenth
35 Movies Roger Ebert Really Hated
How the Rainbow Became Associated with Gay Rights
No Air Conditioner Needed! 11 Life Hacks for Staying Cool This Summer
10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl
How Al Capone Thanked the Hospital That Treated His Syphilis
10 Things You Might Not Know About Dorothy Parker
10 Amazing Statue of Liberty Facts
20 Winning Words From Past National Spelling Bees
14 Breathless Facts About Marilyn Monroe
Why Does Weed Make You Hungry?
14 Faithful Facts About Sister Act
10 Facts About the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Grave Sightings: Walter Cronkite
9 Trademarked Colors
11 High-Flying Facts About 'Plane Crazy'
Grave Sightings: Charlie Parker
What's the Difference Between Stock and Broth?
Seeing Red That Crayola is Ditching Dandelion? These Crayons Will Help.
J.M. Barrie’s Literary All-Star Cricket Team
15 Things You Didn't Know About 'DuckTales'
Why Do People Drink Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby?
The Men Who Claimed to Own Outer Space
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