Jocelyn Sears

Jocelyn Sears is a staff researcher for mental_floss.com, a poet, and a dog enthusiast. She is strongly in favor of the Oxford comma.

History
5 Very Early Stories About American Women and Voting
History
9 Facts about Bibb County, Alabama
History
9 Facts About Jeannette Rankin, the First Woman Elected to Congress
History
Why Women Couldn’t Wear Pants on the Senate Floor Until 1993
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14 Vintage Ads Featuring Ronald Reagan
Politics
9 Facts You Should Know About Maggie Hassan
Politics
9 Things You Might Not Know About Catherine Cortez Masto
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13 Trailblazing Facts About Kamala Harris
Politics
16 Things You Might Not Know About Tammy Duckworth
Big Question
Why Does Santa Claus Come Down the Chimney?
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23 Funny Historical Letters to Santa
History
8 Odd Beauty Standards in Turn-of-the-Century Photographs
Fun
7 Photographic Tricks, Hoaxes, and Fads Before Photoshop
Photos
How Photo Retouching Worked Before Photoshop
Afternoon Map
The Second Largest Religion in Each State
History
How 30 Chicago Streets Got Their Names
Fun
Behind the Magic: 15 Secrets of Disney Park Characters
List
How Nashville's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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