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

The Quick 10: The Price of 10 Pieces of Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia
The Quick 10: The Chrysler Building
Five Words Worth $400 Million
Bringing a Different Meaning to the "Crown" Jewels
The Quick 10: The New York Public Library Turns 100!
How Teddy Roosevelt Ended Up With Abe Lincoln’s Hair
Lincoln Logs' Famous Inventor - and How Much He Sold Out For
The Shocking Truth About the Las Vegas Strip
What Pope John Paul II Did with the Bullet that Nearly Killed Him
The Quick 10: 10 Things Yogi Berra Actually Said
The White House Prom of '75
The Quick 10: 10 Names That Were Already Taken
The Wheaton and Other Unusual Units of Measurement
The Quick 10: The 10 Best Characters You've Never Seen
The Quick 10: The Stories Behind 10 Celebrity Nicknames
The Quick 10: 10 Obscure Disney Characters
The Quick 10: 10 Evil Lairs
The Quick 10: 10 Interesting Prints at Grauman's Chinese Theater
The Quick 10: 10 Buildings by the Prolific Charles Bulfinch
The Quick 10: 10 Royal Wedding Presents to Avoid
10 Weird Tax Deductions Other People Got Away With
The Quick 10: 10 Celebrity Zoo Residents
The Quick Nine: Nine Food Trucks
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about Hugh Hefner)
The Quick 10: Everybody's Looking Forward to the Weekend, Weekend
The Quick Seven: Seven Sandwich Stories
The Quick 10: 10 of the Most Expensive Desserts Ever
The Quick 10: The 10 Worst Sports Logos Ever
The Quick 9: 9 Victims of the Curse of Tippecanoe
The Quick 9: Non-Blonde Ambition
The Quick 10: The End is Near! Wait, No, It’s Not.
Your Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about Charlie Sheen)
When a Nine-Month-Old Picks a Bracket
Nine People with Heterochromia (and one without)
The Quick 8: Eight Tweets that Ended in Pink Slips
The Quick 10: 10 Celebrities Who Appeared on Game Shows Pre-Stardom
The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, Barbie!
The Quick 10: 10 Famous Student Sections in College Basketball
The Quick 10: 10 Interesting Conversation Hearts
The Quick 9: Nine Underwhelming Super Bowl Performances
The Quick 10: 10 Versions of Corporate Monopoly (the board game, not the business tactic)
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about cheeseburgers)
The Quick 10: The Surprisingly Sordid History of the OED (and other facts)
The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Green Bay, AKA the Toilet Paper Capital of the World
The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Pittsburgh (or is it Pittsburg?)
The Quick 10: 10 Unusual Super Bowl Side Bets
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about plaid)
The Quick 9: 9 Awkward Places to Get Served
The Quick 10: 10 Last Suppers


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