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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 twitter.com/stacy_writes.

Fun
Spice Up Game Night with the 2016 Spiel des Jahres Nominees
TV
When Mr. Rogers Gave George Romero His First Paying Gig
History
The Tragic End to Franklin Pierce's Friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne
Big Question
Why Does Ice Make That Crackling Sound When You Pour Liquid Over It?
Fun
10 Buttoned-Up Facts About Levi's
Fun
The Story Behind the Mary Kay Pink Cadillac
Museums
'Wish Upon a Star: The Art of Pinocchio' Opens at the Disney Family Museum
Article
The Quick 10: 10 Movie Misquotations
Music History
The Time Sammy Davis Jr. Impersonated Michael Jackson
TV
10 Really Incorrect 'Jeopardy!' Answers
Movies
Get to Know Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men"
History
The Time the Crown Jewels Were Stolen
Food
The Psychological Trick Behind Potato Chip Bags
History
Oval Office Decor Through The Decades: All the Presidents' Desks
Movies
10 Slapstick Facts About the First 'Three Stooges' Short
Food
The Decorating Technique That Makes 'Embroidery' Look Delicious
Fun
The Wacky Way Disney Celebrated America’s Bicentennial in 1976
Movies
8 Hit Movies That Were Originally Rejected by Studios
Fun
15 Ways to Upgrade your Tabletop Games
History
The Tragic Event That Led Samuel Morse to Develop the Telegraph
TV
7 Future Stars Who Appeared on 'Barney'
History
How a 10-Year-Old Helped Ease Cold War Tensions
List
10 Crazy Things That Happened at Studio 54
Movies
12 Twitterpated Facts About 'Bambi'
History
Lord Byron's Obsession with Dieting
Fun
On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters
History
The Couple Who Sat With Lincoln on the Night of His Assassination
History
12 Things You Didn't Know About the Jefferson Memorial
Fun
5 Hidden Representations of Mickey Mouse, Only Visible From the Air
Fun
10 Fast Food-Themed "I Do"s
Music
Celebrate Barbershop Quartet Day with Disney's Dapper Dans
Sports
Why the Songwriter Behind 'Go, Cubs, Go' Has an Eternal Tie to Wrigley Field
Movies
12 Fib-Free Facts About 'Pinocchio'
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: James Dean
Fun
Disney's Haunted Mansion "Ghost Post" Sends Subscribers on a Scavenger Hunt
Food
10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines
Fun
15 Out-Of-This-World Facts About Space Mountain
History
The U.S.S. Akron: One of the Worst Airship Disasters in U.S. History
List
17 Famous Actors in Tiny Background Parts
History
What Hamburgers and Milkshakes Cost at McDonald's in 1955
Fun
We've All Been Playing Uno Wrong
Movies
10 Curious Facts About 'Alice in Wonderland'
History
The First Oval Office Phone Wasn't Installed Until 1929
Geography
Foreign Exchange: When the U.S. Gave Texas Land to Mexico
Food
10 Fast-Food Restaurants That Didn't Stick To Their Original Plan
Food
14 Things You Didn't Know About Sonic Drive-In
Politics
What Early-20th Century American Presidents Sounded Like
Fun
Disney's Abandoned Island in Orlando
Movies
10 Cold, Hard Facts About 'The Money Pit'
Music
10 Facts About The Beatles' "Please Please Me" Album
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