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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin is a science writer in the Washington, D.C. area.

LoquaciousMuse

Editor of All Things Fangirl, home of the Fangirl Academy; writer for Film.com and Gaming Blend.

Chetan Nandakumar

Chetan is a wannabe hippie living in Berkeley, California. He loves figuring out what makes people tick. When he's not conducting

Chris Nesi

Chris Nesi is a writer and editor born and raised in New Jersey and currently living in Orlando, Florida.

Scott Neumyer

Scott Neumyer is a freelance journalist who has written for sites like Wired.com, Details.com, Slate.com, MTV.com, PopularMechanics.com, and many more.

Latitude News

Latitude News redefines international news by listening first to what’s happening on the ground here in the U.S. Curious about how the world affects you?

Latitude News

Are you curious about how the rest of the world affects your everyday life? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Oliver Noble

Oliver Noble writes, edits and occasionally directs things. You can check
out his website, olivernoble.com, but the only thing you'll find there is a

Patricia T. O'Conner

Patricia T. O'Conner is the author of Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English.

Rudie Obias

Rudie Obias is a freelance writer interested in cinema, pop culture, and science fiction.

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Tournament of Genius

This spring, we'll be having a little March Madness of our own here at mentalfloss.com.

Arika Okrent

Linguist, author of In the Land of Invented Languages, living in Chicago, doing he

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Molly Oldfield

Molly Oldfield studied at Oxford before becoming a writer and researcher on the BBC television show QI.

Randy Olson

Randy Olson is a Computer Science graduate research assistant at Michigan State University s

Romy Oltuski

Romy Oltuski is a mental_floss contributor who has also written for Flavorwire, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, REDBOOK, and Lifestyles, among others.

Therese Oneill

Therese Oneill is a freelancer whose work has been featured in The Salem Monthly, The Atlantic, and American Library Journal

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Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion is a writer and academic living in Philadelphia.

Oné R Pagán

Oné R. Pagán is a husband and a father of three. He is also a university professor, scientist and a writer.

Rebecca Pahle

Rebecca Pahle is a New York City-based entertainment journalist and part-time Sith Lord.

Nicole Pajer

Nicole Pajer is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer.

Erica Palan

Erica Palan is a writer, editor, and social media manager living in Philadelphia.

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Joe Pappalardo

Joe Pappalardo is a science journalist and author of the non-fiction book

Will Pearson

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Curt Peinhardt

Curt is a Graduate Assistant for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the University of Alabama's MBA Program, a small business owner, and the devoted fiancee to a beautiful attorney in Birmingh

Mark Peters

Mark Peters writes about euphemisms for Visual Thesau

Jo Piazza

Jo Piazza is the author of Celebrity Inc.: How Famous People Make Money (http://www.amazon.com/Celebrity-Inc-Famous-P

Garin Pirnia

Garin, a made-up name that according to her mom means "high priestess of the written word," is a freelance arts and culture writer.

Rob Placek

A fresh graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, Rob Placek is a farm boy, travel junkie, and trivia fanatic.