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Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is a web producer for mental_floss whose work has appeared on Salon, Mashable, Village Voice and npr.org. He is probably running to Trader Joe's. Do you need anything?
Step Inside the World's Worst-Smelling Factory at Your Own Risk
Here's Why Your Phone Battery Can Explode
Watch a Modern Chocolatier Use an Ancient Technique to Make a Delicious Hot Chocolate Drink
Seattle Mariners Fans Are Going Crazy for These Crunchy Grasshopper Snacks
Mattel Unveils New Uno Edition for Colorblind Players
Take a Tour of This Museum Filled With Every Toy From Your Youth
What the First Year of Life Looks Like Through the Eyes of a Baby
You Can See Right Through This Amazing Cockatoo Squid
Meet the Reigning World Champion of Competitive Hot Air Ballooning
The Fascinating Science Behind How Neon Lights Are Made
Meet the Largest Dinosaur Ever Discovered
Take a Tour of Singapore's Incredible Supertree Grove
Inside India's Ancient Tradition of Eye Dancing
The Amazing Water-Repelling Chemistry Behind Superhydrophobic Materials
7 Popular Wine Myths, Debunked
Swans Used to Be an Aristocratic Delicacy—Now They're Practically Royalty
Rare Footage Shows the Cuddly Sleeping Habits of Sharks
How Thailand 'Disease Detectives' Use an App to Fight Livestock-Borne Outbreaks
5 Secrets From Craig Bartlett, the Creator of 'Hey Arnold!'
Watch This Robot Crack a Safe in 15 Minutes
These Strange Sea Spiders Breathe Through Their Legs
Meet the Workers Risking Their Lives to Rebuild the Great Wall of China
What Causes Those Horrifying, Car-Swallowing Sinkholes?
Baseball-Sized Hail Is Set to Shower North America
Watch This Supercut of 150 Memorable Title Drops From Film History
Watch These Japanese Elementary Schoolers Set a Guinness World Record for Jump Rope
Meet the Beautiful Beetle That Lives in (and Eats) Poop
This Scuba Diver Has Been Visiting the Same Fish for 30 Years
What Would Happen If You Always Avoided the Sun?
Watch How Researchers Are Tracking Polar Bears in Russia
Meet Bas de Groot, the World’s First Milk Sommelier
This 'Walking Fish' Has Scientists Puzzled
Only 6 People Know the Recipe for This Delicious 'Top Secret' Tart
Watching Astronauts Eat Food in Zero-G Never Stops Being Awesome
Take a Tour of Japan's Rare White Strawberry Farm
21 Things That Turned 21 in 2016
14 Delicious Latkes From Across the Country
Do Hats Cause Balding?
29 Spin-Offs That Almost Happened
12 Oversized Facts About JNCO Jeans
A Graveyard Smash: Bobby Pickett, The Man Behind the 'Monster Mash'
15 Surprising Facts About 'Transparent'
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