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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.
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15 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes About Writers and Writing
Thomas Pynchon and Brian Wilson's Miserable Evening Together
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No Fuelin', We're Poolin': Share a Ride Into the Past with this '70s Carpool PSA
Bring Back the Thor Automagic, the 1940s Hybrid Clothes/Dishwasher
How the Monstars Could Have Beat Tune Squad in 'Space Jam'
Very Important Yelp Reviews of International Hooters Locations
This Light Bulb Has Been Burning Since 1901
11 Numbers That Explain the U.S. Women's World Cup Win
Where Does the Soccer Term "Hat-Trick" Come From?
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13 Early Criticisms, Doubts, and Disses About the iPhone
9 Gems From The U.S. Patent Office's Pizza Patent Collection
America's Quick Rise From Pizza-Ignorant to Pizza-Obsessed
How to Fix a Flat on the Moon and Other Tips From NASA’s Lunar Rover Guide
17 'Simpsons' Cultural References Explained for Younger Viewers
18 Sounds You Probably Didn't Realize Were Trademarked
19 Bits of Advice About the French, As Told to American Servicemen in WWII
The Competitive Eater Who Helped Bring Back Crystal Pepsi
When the Women's World Cup Swapped Host Countries Because of SARS
5 Inventions That Use Literal Horse Power
The Deluxe Line Dance, McDonald's' Attempt at an Arch Deluxe Dance Craze
On This Date in History: One of Andrew Jackson's Murders
Lisbon's Righteously Awesome Senior Citizen Graffiti Crew
Why Did the Hollywood Sign Originally Say "Hollywoodland"?
The Review That Was So Harsh, James Whistler Sued His Critic (and Won)
The Terrifying Men, Women, and Children of Water Slide Patent Illustrations
Watch Harry Shearer Perform his 'Simpsons' Voices
Does Jerry West Get Royalties For Being the NBA Logo?
How Betamax Was Going to Change Your Life, According to Sony
Who is the Mailer-Daemon?
The Stories Behind 5 In-Your-Face T-Shirt Brands You Wore in the '90s
What Is Ed Balls Day?
What Does the IRS Do With All the Paperclips People Send Them?
11 Old Golf Rules That No Longer Exist
11 Essential Talking Points on 'NBA Jam'
Guy Goma, the IT Job Applicant Who Was Mistakenly Interviewed on Live TV
15 Commercials Directed By David Lynch
A Brief History Of The Slam Dunk
Where's The Beef?
When Colin Powell Met Sergeant Elvis Presley
9 of the Most Absurd NCAA Violations in Recent Memory
Kurt Vonnegut's Letter Grades For His Own Books
How To Find NYC's Loudest And Quietest Places—And Everywhere In Between
Can Animals Recognize Their Reflections In Mirrors?
What Was The First Google Doodle?
Sam Simon, Who Gave the Entirety of His Fortune Away to Charity, Dies
Meet the World's Greatest Elvis Impersonator
15 Very Specific Mario Facts From a 1993 Nintendo Internal Guide
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