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: 10 Sequels to A Christmas Carol
10 Times Jesus Appeared in Junk Food
It's Not Christmas Without Bon Jovi and R2D2
The Quick 10: The Non-Football Careers of 10 Heisman Winners
The Quick 8: Eight Cool Salvation Army Donations
The Quick 10: 10 Strange Christmas Songs
The Quick 8: Eight Monetary Misprints
The Quick 10: Facts About 10 Christmas Hits
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts
The Quick 10: 10 Things Mark Twain Didn't Say (and 10 he did)
The Quick 10: Bullets? We Don’t Need No Stinking Bullets.
The Quick 10: 10 Unfamiliar Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
The Quick 10: 10 Mascots That Don't Seem to Make Any Sense
The Quick 10: 10 Offices Cooler Than Yours (probably)
Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts
10 Amazing Matchstick Sculptures
The Quick 10: 10 Surprisingly Interesting Facts About your Computer Mouse
The Quick 10: 10 Cool Harry Potter Costumes
The Quick 10: Pam Anderson: Literary Genius (and Nine Other Celeb Authors)
The Quick 10: 10 Fictional People With Twitter Accounts
The Quick 10: 10 More Celebrity Veterans
The Quick 10: 10 Celebrities Who Own Wineries
The Quick 10: 10 Ad Mascots Voiced by Celebrities
The Quick 10: George George and 9 Other Reduplicated Names
The Quick 10: Our 10 Favorite Mr. Potato Heads
The Quick 10: 10 Pets Worth More Than You
The Quick 10: 10 Dolls That Will Keep You Awake Tonight
The Quick 10: What 10 Major Retailers Once Sold
The Quick 10: The 10 Most Popular Halloween Costumes for Adults
The Quick 10: The 10 Most Popular Halloween Costumes
The Quick 10: 10 Bizarre Allergies
The Quick 10: 10 Famous Uses of the Ouija Board
The Quick 10: 10 Ghosts Lurking at the White House
The Quick 10: The Alternate Titles of 10 Horror Movies
The Quick 10: 10 Things You Need to Know About Norm
The Quick 10: 10 Places to Stay if You're Looking for a Scare
The Quick 10: Take a Look, it's in a Book...
The Quick 10: Pansy O'Hara and the Near-Names of 10 Other Characters
The Quick 10: The Almost-Titles of 10 More Books
What 10 Classic Books Were Almost Called
The Quick 10: The 10 Best Halloween Candies
10 Famous Books With Lesser-Known Subtitles
10 Embarrassing Phone Number Typos
History of the U.S.: Al Gore Really Did "Take the Initiative in Creating the Internet"
History of the World: Cable TV On, Women’s Shirts Off
Sesame Street Scandals
History of the U.S.: The Wizard of OSS
The Quick: 10 Companies That Had Fun with their Stock Ticker Symbols
History of the U.S.: A Chip Off of the Old Potato
The Quick 10: The 10 Cheesiest Movie Lines Ever


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