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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.

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.

Leah Welborn

An avowed Westerner, freelance writer Leah Welborn has never lived east of the Mississippi (not that there's anything wrong with it).

John Wenz

John is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia. His works have appeared in Popular Mechanics, The Awl and many other publications. He really likes brussels sprouts and cats.

Anne Wheeler

Anne Wheeler is a freelance writer living in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Julie Winterbottom

Julie Winterbottom is the former editor in chief of Nickelodeon magazine, where she fulfilled her childhood dream of getting paid to write

Clay Wirestone

Clay Wirestone is arts editor of the Concord Monitor, as well as a writer, designer, and cartoonist.

Erika Wolf

Erika Wolf is a writer, reporter and hopeless pop-culture junkie.