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 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
History of the U.S.: Libation Nation
The Quick 10: The Real People Behind 10 Literary Characters
History of the U.S.: A Ridiculously Long and Incomplete List of Things Ben Franklin Invented
The Quick 10: 10 Cool Corn Mazes
History of the U.S.: Benedict Arnold: He Coulda Been a Contender
The Quick 10: Proper Names With Punctuation
History of the U.S.: Abraham Lincoln, Psychic Friend
The Quick 10: 10 Gleeful Facts
History of the U.S.: $ymbol Minded
The Quick 10: 10 Failed Assassination Attempts
History of the U.S.: Ladies Love George Washington
The Quick 6: Six Unit Conversion Disasters
History of the U.S.: Rum Punch
The Quick 10: 10 Weird Caffeinated Products
History of the U.S.: The Not-so-microwave
The Quick 10: 10 Altered Images
History of the U.S.: Thomas Edison Gets Enlightened
The Quick 10: 10 First Magazine Covers
History of the U.S.: Matthew Perry Causes Chaos in Japan
The Quick 10: 10 Films Roger Ebert Really Loved
History of the U.S.: In Your Face, King George II


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