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 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
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
Why Does Weed Make You Hungry?
14 Faithful Facts About Sister Act
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'
The Men Who Claimed to Own Outer Space
You Can Dive Into Scrooge McDuck's Money Bin
Why Police Started Wearing Gloves at Crime Scenes
11 Authors Who Hated the Movie Versions of Their Books
Why Is There a Huge Cotton Ball in My Aspirin Bottle?
How Guglielmo Marconi Cheated Death—Twice
Bess Truman and the Unbreakable Champagne Bottle
11 Easy Ways to Be Greener on Earth Day
10 Items You Should Keep In Your Freezer
11 Fast Facts About the Boston Marathon
Grave Sightings: Harry Truman
John Wilkes Booth's Three Plots Against Lincoln
When Was the First Pizza Delivery?
Meet Nicholas Winton, the Man Known as "Britain's Schindler"
How Does Google Maps Know Where Traffic Is?


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