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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.
13 Essential Summer Reads According to Book Critics in 1852
20 Things You Didn't Know About the Battle Between Sega and Nintendo
Maya Angelou Reads "And Still I Rise"
Ron Popeil's Subliminal Messaging Machine
On This Date: The First Ever U.S. Speeding Violation
Who Is Rubik of Rubik's Cube Fame?
Why Did 'M*A*S*H' Have A Laugh Track?
Digital Life Guide: How To Avoid Checking Email On Vacation
A Guide To Catching a Foul Ball In Your Beer: The Coolest Thing You Can Do
Relive Alan Shepard's Harrowing Trip to Space With a View From His Cockpit
How Can a Butterfly, Weighing No More Than a Feather, Fly Into the Wind?
Celebrate Broadcast Television's 75th Birthday by Watching Its First Program
Today is the 25th Anniversary of the Game Boy; Behold Its Awesome Power From 1989
How the Owners of All 30 NBA Teams Made Their Money
10 Near-Trades That Would've Changed NBA History
This Is What the First 1040 Tax Forms Looked Like
How Far Does Mario Have to Run (and Swim) in Super Mario Bros.?
Can People Shower or Swim With Electronic House Arrest Ankle Monitors?
Michigan State Offers a Course on How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Watch David Letterman's First Top Ten List
Today is the Anniversary of the First Cell Phone Call
This Is What a Never-Ending Baseball Game Would Be Like
How the Owners of All 30 MLB Teams Made Their Money
How Big Is a Breadbox?
The Secrets Behind 7 Secret Recipes
What If You Survive the Apocalypse and Only Have One Pair of Contacts?
Where Does the Term "The Birds and The Bees" Come From?
Here's What the First-Ever NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Looked Like
11 Dog Breeds That No Longer Exist
How Breweries Kept Busy During Prohibition
How Brooklyn Neighborhoods Got Their Names
16 Out-of-Context IKEA Instructions to Help You Live a Better Life
5 Inventions That Use Literal Horse Power
Lisbon's Righteously Awesome Senior Citizen Graffiti Crew
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