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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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11 of America's Most Inspiring Cup Holder Patents
Sports
Why is it Called a "Wild Card" Spot?
Big Question
What's the Deal With "What's the Deal With..."? Did Seinfeld Actually Say it?
Videos
29 Early Sports Rules
TV
Top Ten Facts About The Early Days of 'Late Night With David Letterman'
Sports
Good, Honest Football: Re-Watching the XFL
Books
15 Things You May Not Know About 'Slaughterhouse-Five'
History
The Launch Of A Newfangled, High-Tech Watch — In 1973
Big Question
Who Gets The Royalties for 'Mein Kampf'?
Afternoon Map
The Most Popular NFL Team by County
Big Question
Why Is Seattle's CenturyLink Field So Loud?
Fun
The 13 Most Impressive Performances From 1978's Rock ‘N Roll Sports Classic
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12 Highlights From Flying First Class on the World's Swankiest Airlines
Food
Tim Horton Originally Sold Hamburgers
History
12 Feats of Strength from a 1700s Strongman
History
The First Commercial Jet to Break the Sound Barrier Was Not the Concorde
Sports
10 Pressing Questions About Bicycle Use and Ownership From 1869
Design
16 Out-of-Context IKEA Instructions to Help You Live a Better Life
Words
15 Excellent Bits of Carnival Slang to Add to Your Vocabulary
Videos
What It's Like to Work On a Skyscraper's Antenna
History
Kurt Vonnegut and the Day Scientists Went on Strike
Videos
Visit Pyongyang! (Via Time-Lapse Tourism Video)
History
Fact-Checking a 1947 British Weather Report
Space
The Astronaut Whose First Words on the Moon Were a Joke
Big Question
What Was Coke II?
List
The 15 Weirdest Wikipedia Pages Edited From Congressional IP Addresses
Big Question
How Do Royalties Work for "Weird Al" Songs?
History
How Mao Accidentally Turned Mangoes Into Divine Objects of the Cultural Revolution
Big Question
If An Ambulance Hits You, Do They Have To Pick You Up?
Fun
31 Temperance Movement Jokes for Teetotallers to Zing Drunkards
Sports
Sports Illustrated's Predictions for the Future of Sports (in 1991)
Food
10 Declassified CIA Cafeteria Complaints
Sports
What Do Players Get for Winning the World Cup?
Big Question
How Does One Actually Read Tea Leaves?
Sports
Watch Germany's Rout of Brazil (With the Brazilian Players Removed)
Words
11 Grammar Lessons From the Leaked CIA Style Book
Sports
The Sweetest Man In History Writes to Beckett Baseball Card Monthly in 1987
Sports
The Biggest Blowout in World Cup History
Food
Twins: The Mid-'90s NYC Restaurant Staffed Entirely By Identical Twins
TV
Cartoon All-Stars To The Rescue: The Biggest Anti-Drug PSA Ever
Videos
"I'll Bite Every German Player if I Have To"
Sports
The "Disgrace of Gijón": The Most Controversial Match In World Cup History
Big Question
What Is a TPS Report?
Fun
The Largest Video Game Collection on Earth Sells for $750,000
Sports
How Do Soccer Referees Determine Stoppage Time?
Fun
What Old Sharper Image Catalogs Tell Us About American Life in the '80s
TV
6 TV Shows That Flopped Despite Having a Super Bowl Lead-In
Sports
11 World Cup Heroes Who Weren't Full-Time Professional Players
Fun
David Foster Wallace Sent in a 'Believer' Subscription Card With Corrections
History
42 Quotes From Germans About American Troops After World War I
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