Maggie Malach

After attempting to finish a novel when she was 6 years old, Maggie Malach found herself in a career where she gets to write about pop culture for places like Mental Floss, Bustle, PopCrush and AOL Music. Her hobbies include searching for the best chicken pot pie in New York City and never swiping her MetroCard correctly on the first try.
The City That Never Seeps: The Underground History of Manhattan's Lost Minetta Brook
How Did the Standing Ovation Originate?
9 Smiley Facts About Emoji
Foreign Relations: 12 Notorious, Alleged UFO Incidents
12 Creative Ways to Get More Spinach Into Your Diet
How Were Roads Cleared Before Snowplows?
11 Weird Candle Scents That Are Hard to Define
8 Haunted Retail Stores Where You Can Browse for Ghosts
Why Do Alligators Fall Asleep if You Rub Their Bellies?
Why Do Clowns Wear Red Noses?
How the Pool Noodle Made a Splash for Water Toys
11 Restaurants With Boozy Milkshakes That Are Worth the Trip
Do Animals Get Sunburns?
You Can Thank This Man for Popularizing the Ball Pits of Our Youth
Here She Is, Miss Subways: Meet the Former Pageant Queens of NYC Transit
Retrobituaries: Rasputin’s Daughter Maria, as Fascinating as the ‘Mad Monk’ Himself
Why Do Sports Teams Give Out Bobbleheads?
The World's First Vending Machine Dispensed Holy Water
Ghosts Might Attend These 7 Supposedly Haunted Colleges and Universities
8 Dangerous Items That Used to be Allowed in Kids' Chemistry Kits
How Globes Showed the Earth Was Round (Way Before 1492)
Ohio's Loveland Castle Was Hand-Built By a Midwestern Medievalist
10 Famous Landmarks That Were Almost Destroyed
10 Famous Landmarks That Were Almost Destroyed
Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752
10 Disney Characters Who Were Almost Voiced By an A-Lister
The Man Who Was Fired From The Beatles
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