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Ethan Trex

Editorial Director/VP, Strategy at mental_floss.

Likes: doughnuts, spirits (liquor), spirits (supernatural), donuts. Dislikes: injuries.

Stud or Dud? The High Stakes World of Racehorse Ownership
10 More Weird Clauses in Sports Contracts
9 Shameless Abuses of Diplomatic Immunity
5 Things You Didn't Know About Shirley Temple
19 Weird Clauses in Baseball Contracts
12 Specialized Government-Run Police Forces
7 Really Tiny Towns
5 Things You Didn't Know About Kelsey Grammer
Census Questions: A Once-a-Decade FAQ
How To Get Yourself on a Postage Stamp
How 14 Car Companies Got Their Names
In 1994 Kentucky Tweaked Its Logo, Which Some Considered Too Phallic
5 Things You Don't Know About 5 Pro Wrestlers
7 Stories The National Enquirer Actually Got Right
12 (Non-Sexual) Uses for 900 Numbers
5 Things You Didn't Know About Martha Stewart
Jayhawks, Hoyas & Owls (Oh My!): How 21 Schools Got Their Nicknames
The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs: The East
The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs: The Midwest
The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs: The West
The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs: The South
5 Things You Didn't Know About Quincy Jones
11 (Extra) Special Collections in University Libraries
4 Races Around the World
7 Super Expensive Alternatives to Grocery Store Brands
Sweet Action: 8 Big Bets Made by Famous People
Team Canada's Legally Blind Cross-Country Skier
How Do Aerial Skiers Perfect Their Jumps?
Not Quite Medal-Worthy: 7 Winter Demonstration Sports
Brother Against Brother: The Great Confederate Snowball Fight
The Post-Olympic Careers of 16 Medal Winners
Double Trouble: The Two U.S. Olympic Hockey Teams of 1948
Our Favorite Olympians: Eric Moussambani, Equatorial Guinea
What's the Difference? Winter Olympic Sports
5 Things You Didn't Know About George Plimpton
7 Dubious Ways to Gain an Olympic Edge
5 Things You Didn't Know About Pete Rozelle
Who Invented the Gatorade Shower?
Where Are They Now? Super Bowl Heroes (And Goats)
The Origins of 10 Winter Olympic Sports
5 Things You Didn't Know About Bing Crosby
How Did Cameron Get an Indoor Stadium? The Names Behind 12 College Arenas
5 Things You Didn't Know About Margaret Thatcher
The Origins of 9 Charities Named After People
18 Airports Named After People (Including a Cartoonist)
A $100,000 Bill? The Story Behind Large-Denomination Currency
5 Things You Didn't Know About Wayne Newton
16 Attractions Open Christmas Day
7 Painful NFL Team Music Videos
5 Things You Didn't Know About Wallis Simpson
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