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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.

Food
20 Things You Didn't Know About Dairy Queen
Weird
Does Anyone Get Arrested For Breaking Those Weird Old Laws? This Man Did
Art
History In The Making: Why the Crazy Horse Monument Is Taking So Long
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Frank and Forrest Mars
History
The Mystery of the Thoen Stone
Politics
Has JFK's Eternal Flame Ever Been Extinguished?
History
Wild Ride: When President Eisenhower Stopped to Pick Up Hitchhikers
Politics
Who Holds the Record for the Most Failed Supreme Court Justice Nominees?
Geography
The Aroma of Tacoma: Why One Washington City Is Known For Its Stench
The Presidents
5 Foods Thomas Jefferson Introduced or Made Popular in America
Fun
Why the Plastic Flamingo is the Official Bird of Madison, Wisconsin
History
Richard Nixon's Impromptu Piano Recital
Technology
How an Intern Developed Microsoft Solitaire
Movies
12 Brazzle-Dazzle Facts About 'Pete's Dragon'
Fun
How Wil Wheaton Boosts Board Game Sales
Technology
This App Keeps Icelanders from Dating Their Relatives
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
List
8 Things That Will Get You Banned From Six Flags
History
8 Things That Happened on Leap Day
Music
7 Songs That Sound Like They're About Women (But Aren't)
Food
Why No One Wanted A&W's Third-Pound Burger
History
How the Tower Ladder Helped Make History
History
A Brush With Death in Baltimore? The Other Lincoln Assassination Attempt
History
6 Things to Know About 'Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima'
History
The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words
Fun
10 Parents, Kids and Spouses of Popular Advertising Characters
Fun
7 Kids Who Wrote Letters to the People in Charge
Strange Geographies
10 Commonly Stolen Street Signs
Politics
The First-Ever Election Controversy
Travel
10 Things We Know About Shanghai Disney
Travel
25 Intriguing Facts About Ohio
Movies
15 Souvenirs Film Stars Took From the Set
Movies
10 Driven Facts About 'Happy Gilmore'
History
Where Should You Place the Apostrophe in President's Day?
Music
10 Surprising Grammy Winners
List
11 Famous Misquotations and What Was Really Said
History
Meet 5 Other Famous Abe Lincolns
Fun
10 DIY Valentines For the Geeks You Love
Travel
25 Well-Tuned Facts About Tennessee
Movies
6 Nonexistent People Who Were Nominated for Oscars
Weird
The Ongoing Mystery of the 'Devil's Footprints'
Movies
12 Magical Facts About 'Peter Pan'
Music History
Who Was Buddy Holly's "Peggy Sue"?
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Richard Gatling
Art
Listen to These 7 Sound Sculptures
Politics
9 Facts About the Iowa Caucus
TV
The Reason Porky Pig Stutters
History
Why Ulysses S. Grant's Wife Always Posed in Profile
Movies
12 Black-and-White Facts About '101 Dalmatians'
History
The Surprising Story Behind George Washington's Inaugural Bible
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