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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.

Movies
11 Oo-De-Lally Facts About Robin Hood
Food
The Right Stuff(ing): 11 Variations on the Turducken
TV
The Original Names of 10 Cartoon Characters
History
The “Castle” in the Middle of Death Valley
List
11 Controversies Caused by Cartoons
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: William Henry Harrison
History
Why There Are So Many Bicycles in the Netherlands
Books
14 Published Novels Written During NaNoWriMo
History
How a Handkerchief Led to Black Bart’s Capture
Grave Sightings
The Stories Behind 8 "Witch" Graves
Movies
18 "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" Facts About 'Mary Poppins'
History
Theodore Roosevelt's Lost Love
Fun
Someone Made a Real Version of Andy's Room From 'Toy Story 3'
Movies
How 8 Iconic Horror Movie Villains Were Created
Movies
The Time Wes Craven Called Out a High School in the 'Scream' Credits
Weird
The Bizarre Lead Mask Deaths of 1966
Architecture
London's Skyscraper Sepulcher: The Corpse Pyramid That Almost Was
Travel
The Original Names of 10 U.S. Landmarks
Animals
The Death-Defying Adventures of Emily the Cow
Strange Geographies
The Town Built On Asbestos (Population: 3)
Design
What Hägar the Horrible and the Chiquita Banana Girl Have in Common
History
Henry Shrapnel's Deadly Legacy
History
Melvil Dewey's Dark Side
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Calamity Jane
Weird
What's Wrong With This Stamp?
History
Live From the White House: The First-Ever Televised Presidential Speech
News
10 Fast Food Workers Who Redefined Customer Service
History
The Great Peshtigo Fire: The Deadliest Blaze You've Never Heard Of
History
The Time a Drunk Pilot Landed On a Manhattan Street
History
The Treehouse Bars of Paris
Fun
10 Twangy Facts About Disney's Country Bear Jamboree
Weird
The First-Ever Loch Ness Monster Sighting
List
11 Timeless Yogi Berra Quotes
History
The Deadly Train Crash That Started a Trend
Design
Soothe Yourself With "Drunk Tank" Pink
Movies
18 Disney Movies That Were Never Made
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: William McKinley
List
10 Names the Seven Dwarves Could Have Had
TV
The Time Max Headroom Hijacked Two Networks
History
When Work Drives You Mad: Tales from the Deadly "Loony Gas" Building
List
The Faces Behind 7 Famous Voices
History
Theodore Roosevelt and the First Presidential Car Ride
List
Inside Disney World's Secret "Tunnels"
List
The Alternate-Universe Careers of 5 Celebrities
Space
6EQUJ5: The Wow! Signal
Modern Problems
How Barbra Streisand Inspired the “Streisand Effect”
Books
The Scary, Real Life Inspiration for 'Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH'
Grave Sightings
Grave Sightings: Raymond Johnson Chapman
History
When Stonehenge Was Privately Owned
Fun
Minnesota's Take On 'Duck, Duck, Goose'
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