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