Karl is a British theoretical media graduate trying to make it in the world as a writer. If you're reading this, he's probably not doing half bad. To see his work, Google him.
Ben Smith is a Software Engineering major entering his junior year this fall at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana.
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Matt is a long-time mental_floss regular and writes about science, history, etymology and Bruce Springsteen for both the website and the print magazine.
Benjamin Tippett's playful paper is a lot of fun and reads like a mashup of a standard science paper and one of Lovecraft’s own stories.... READ ON
They say that the eyes are the window to the soul, but can they also get you to buy cereal? Researchers at Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab think so.... READ ON
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Jamie Spatola is a 2004 graduate of Duke University, where she majored in English and minored in Linguistics. She subsequently earned an M.B.A.
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Nicholas Subtirelu is a PhD student in applied linguistics at Georgia State University.
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