Authors' Archives and Bios

Austin Thompson

Austin is a researcher and app developer from Albuquerque. Despite that, he only knows two extras from Breaking Bad.

Leslie Threlkeld

Leslie Threlkeld is currently working as a mental_floss intern in Birmingham. She recently graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Journalism and Computer Science.

Drew Toal

Drew Toal is a freelance writer and photo booth operator. He currently resides in Brooklyn.

Will Treece

Will Treece grew up in Tokyo, lives in Detroit, and is currently a History major at Swarthmore College.

Ethan Trex

Editorial Director/VP, Strategy at mental_floss.

Likes: doughnuts, spirits (liquor), spirits (supernatural), donuts. Dislikes: injuries.

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Angela Tung/Wordnik

Angela Tung is a writer in San Francisco.

Angela Tung

Angela Tung is a writer in San Francisco.

Drew Turney

After growing up knowing he wanted to change the world, Drew Turney realized it was easier to write about other people changing it instead.

Khalea Underwood

When she’s not watching for Saint West sightings or doing some serious social media creeping, Khalea Underwood, a Howard University alumna

Erik van Rheenen

MentalFloss.com intern. Stage dive enthusiast. Wannabe novelist. Nerdfighter.

Erik Vance

Erik Vance is a former scientist who used to study dolphins as they played.

Jen Vaughn

Jen Vaughn is a cartoonist hailing from Seattle, WA living the dream of never seeing the sun again.

Jen Vaughn

Jen Vaughn is a cartoonist hailing from Seattle, WA living the dream of never seeing the sun again.

Tiffany Walden

When she's not feeling nostalgic over old Hey Arnold! and Boy Meets World episodes, Tiffany Walden is writing about crim

Sarah Watts

Sarah Watts is a freelance writer who lives and works in Chicago.

Caity Weaver

Caity is a freelance writer who spends her nights blogging for Gawker and her days getting sucked into Wikipedia wormholes for mental_floss.

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College Weekend

Every once in a while, we hand over the keys to college and graduate students. Here's what they've come up with in the past.

Scott Weiner

Excerpted from the wonderful Viva La Pizza by Scott Weiner.

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