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Nick Greene

Nick Greene is Editor-at-Large for MentalFloss.com. He has written about trying to ride the entire New York Subway system in one day, surviving the apocalypse without a spare set of contact lenses, and whether or not Elvis was actually any good at karate. Originally from Chicago, he currently lives in Oakland, California.
15 Fascinating Facts About 'Pet Sounds'
The "Blizzard Men of '88": New York's Exclusive Club of Storm Survivors
What Does the Queen Keep in Her Handbag?
A Hidden Trick To Help You Navigate Central Park
Nixon's Pigeon Problem
How Many Miles does Mario Run in 'Super Mario Bros'?
Sleeping in a Tiny House
Peacock Feathers Are Even More Majestic Under a Microscope
The Best Thing to Happen to Dog Owners Since Dogs
Why Do We Close Our Eyes When We Sneeze?
The Burger That Should Have Been King
Math Concepts Explained by Knitting and Crochet
The Romantic Reason Ulysses S. Grant Didn’t Want His Wife to Get Cosmetic Surgery
You'll Never Guess What Europeans Call the @ Sign
These Wooden Rings Hold Tiny Landscapes
The Wildest Turnover in Patriots' History
Inside the Tolstoy Family Reunion
The Global Biodiversity Atlas Reveals the Secrets of Soil
The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Spuds MacKenzie, The Original Party Animal
Bleak and Stunning Photos of Abandoned Shopping Malls
Grammar Lessons From the Leaked CIA Style Book
This Jewelry Holds Real Flowers and Crystals Inside
60 Percent of People Can't Go 10 Minutes Without Lying
Breathtaking Photos of Abandoned and Forgotten Places
Did the NSA Really Ban Furbys?
Watch AMNH's Giant Blue Whale Get Its Annual Cleaning
Hairdresser Creates Incredible Styles Based on Fine Art
7 CES Tech Innovations and What They Mean For You, the Humble Consumer
Cubs Fans Leave Amazing Tribute of Green Apples at Harry Caray's Grave
How Mayor McCheese Helps Explain a Plausible Theory of Time Travel
15 Lofty Facts About the Sistine Chapel
Rin Tin Tin Jr.’s Struggle to Live Up to His Father’s Legacy
England’s Tea-Caused Power Surges
What’s the Difference Between a 'Good Source Of' and an 'Excellent Source Of' on Food Labels?
6 Pro Sports Teams That Considered Moving to Las Vegas
How Do Power Outlets On An Airplane Stay Grounded?
Watch a Teleprinter In Action From When It Was the Height of Technology
How Did The Eagles' 'Greatest Hits' Become the Best-Selling Album of the 20th Century?
Where is Old Zealand?
How a Real Quaker Perfectly Shut Down an Overzealous Quaker Oats Lawyer
8 Early Criticisms of Stephen Curry That Sound Absurd in Retrospect
What Does That Little Chip On My Credit Card Do?
Watch an Opera Singer Perform (While Undergoing an MRI)
How Do Dogs Drink Water?
15 Smart Pieces of Gear for a Better Bike Commute
Step-Counting App Tracks Your Progress in the World of 'Super Mario Bros.'
What Kurt Vonnegut and Ray Bradbury Thought About Television
Why Are Taxes Due on April 18 This Year?
The Best Seasons In Professional Sports History
Happy Square Root Day!
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