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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.
What Is Pulaski Day?
How To Enjoy The Cold: Advice From An Arctic SCUBA Diver
Old-School New York Times Death Infographics Were Depressing
This Day In History: A Man Lands A Stolen Helicopter On The White House Lawn
What's Going On With The 'D' In The Disney Logo?
Advice For Young Journalists From Decades and Centuries Past
12 Heartbreaking Letters Addressed To Joe Camel As If He Were Real
Does Your Local Park Have a Tree That Has Orbited The Moon?
The ABCs of Bachelorhood, According To An 1897 Guide
When Does Freezing Rain Become Sleet?
How Accurate Are Punxsutawney Phil's Forecasts?
The Best Super Bowl Ads Ever, According to USA Today's "Ad Meter"
10 Things You Won't Be Able To Do Anymore If SkyMall Goes Away
10 Things Done to Balls in Order to Give Athletes a Competitive Edge
Watch the Windows 95 Launch Hosted By Jay Leno
Why Did Old Phone Numbers Start With Letters?
Did Americans Really Call French Fries "Freedom Fries"?
8 Motivational Posters Inspired By A 1921 Treatise On Human Engineering
Happy Birthday, Connecticut!
The Revolutionary E-Book That Never Got a Chance To Be Read
NASA's Stylish Tourism Posters Invite You To Visit Planets Lightyears Away
Blessing Houses in 1935 For The Twelfth Night Of Christmas
If a Restaurant Critic Gets Food Poisoning, Can He or She Mention It In The Review?
How Did NORAD Start Tracking Santa?
Are Cuban Cigars Legal Now?
Why Is a Liquor's Proof Double Its Percentage Alcohol by Volume?
15 Crazy World Records Set In 2014
How Much Does Pop Culture Affect the Prevalence of Certain Baby Names?
Why Do Clowns Wear Big Shoes?
Was Elvis Actually Any Good at Karate?
If The United States Retires The Penny, Where Will All The Old Ones Go?
Gossip From a Declassified 1955 CIA Spy Report Of a Soviet Cocktail Party
Why Do Trick Candles Keep Relighting?
7 Intriguing Turkey Recipes From the 1800s
A Brief History of The Wacky Weatherman Trope
8 Phone Booths of The Future (Of the Past)
Is a Moonroof Different Than a Sunroof?
8 Pieces of Advice and Wisdom Regarding the Internet From Ann Landers
Who Had the First Jersey Number to Be Retired in Sports?
Watch British Kids Prepare to Burn a Creepy Guy Fawkes Effigy in 1938
Why Is It Called "Mischief Night"?
Is It Possible to Ride the Entire New York Subway System in a Single Day?
How To Get Buff, According to an 1889 Book on Fitness
Remembering the Deadly London Beer Flood of 1814
15 Facts About 'Infinite Jest'
Are Special Pumpkin-Carving Tools Safer Than Kitchen Knives?
12 Halloween Ideas From 1884's Hottest Costume Guide
A Friendly Total Lunar Eclipse FAQ
The Illuminated Magic of International Pedestrian Crossing Signals
Listening to Elvis Presley's Bizarre Album of Stage Banter
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