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Ethan Trex

Editorial Director/VP, Strategy at mental_floss.

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

11 Laws Named After People
5 Things You Didn't Know About Larry King
11 Famous Roommates From the World of Sports
13 Incredibly Focused Graduate Programs
5 Things You Didn't Know About Doris Duke
10 Bizarre Divorce Settlements
Why Does the NFL Have a Two-Minute Warning?
A Brief History of Black Friday
Why Do The Lions & Cowboys Always Play On Thanksgiving?
5 Things You Didn't Know About Eddie Murphy
7 More Examples of Owners Behaving Badly
9 Tasty Foods Named After People
5 Things You Didn't Know About Pat Sajak
Nixon as Skeletor? 7 Great Actors in Movies Promoting Toys
Was There Really a Granny Smith? 9 Fruit & Veggie Origins
Who Invented the Phillie Phanatic?
The Origins of 7 Department Store Chains
The Origins of 6 Casino Favorites
How Much Do These Umpires Get Paid?
Tylenol, Tampons & Other Famous Product Recalls
5 Things You Didn't Know About Dalton Trumbo
8 Franchise Relocations That Fell Through
6 More Prizes Not Awarded for Length
What Does it Matter if I'm Allergic to Eggs? (A Flu Shot FAQ)
6 Other Plots to Blackmail Celebrities
5 Things You Didn't Know About Mikhail Prokhorov
5 Brazen Examples of Price Fixing
5 Things You Didn't Know About Slash
11 Other Halls of Fame
5 Things You Didn't Know About Nick the Greek
11 Colleges That Changed Their Mascots
Symbolism and the $1 Bill
5 Things You Don't Know About 5 Different People
Shoeless, Yogi & Catfish? The Stories Behind 16 Athlete Nicknames
5 Quirky Things You Can Insure
5 Things You Didn't Know About Vladimir Nabokov
13 Bizarre Stipulations in Wills
5 Things You Didn't Know About Johnny Unitas
5 Famous Fights Between Teammates
13 Former Ad Men Who Found Fame in Other Fields
A Brief History of Shaving
5 Things You Didn't Know About Graham Greene
Bonus Quiz: G.I. Joe
How Hard Is it to Convert Seawater Into Fresh Drinking Water?
How 9 Cuts of Meat Got Their Names
The 5pm Quiz: Athlete Autobiographies
The Ump Who Sued Lou Piniella (And Other Baseball-Related Legal Disputes)
5 Things You Didn't Know About Billy Wilder
7 Secondary Football Leagues
5 Things You Didn't Know About Lou Holtz
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