Emily Petsko

Emily Petsko is a staff writer at Mental Floss. Her writing has appeared in Lonely Planet, The Guardian, and several lifestyle publications in Asia. She has lived in Pittsburgh, Hanoi, and Hong Kong, and now travels the US in search of weird foods and weirder stories.

Disney's Most Magical Destinations Have Been Reimagined as Vintage Travel Posters
Necco Wafers and Sweethearts Are Making a Comeback—Whether You Like It or Not
World’s Oldest Stored Sperm Has Produced Some Healthy Baby Sheep
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: New Book Highlights the Poetry of Mister Rogers's Music
Henri, an Adorable Bulldog from North Carolina, Is Named Cadbury's Newest Easter 'Bunny'
Google Creates First AI Doodle for Bach’s Birthday
18 Disney Characters Just Got the LEGO Treatment
Australian Accounting Firm Offers Employees 12 Weeks of ‘Life Leave’ to Strike the Perfect Work-Life Balance
The World's 10 Most Expensive Cities
Where Did the Phrase 'Red Herring' Come From?
10 Amazing Facts About Cherry Blossoms
A New DNA Test Will Break Down Your Cat's Breed
Chronic Pain Happens Differently in Men and Women
All-Marshmallow Boxes of Lucky Charms Are Back, But Not Everyone Will Be Able to Get One
8 Facts About Shel Silverstein
A Full Pink Moon Is Coming in April
Medgar Evers’s Mississippi Home Is Now a National Monument
The 10 Most Popular Puppy Names of 2019
Virginia Woolf Calls D.H. Lawrence and James Joyce 'Overrated' in Newly Unearthed 1923 Survey
Last Surviving Person of Interest in Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist to Be Released From Prison
Your Balloons Are Bad for Seabirds
New Orleans Hotel Offering $15,000 Stay to Past Guest Who Stole the ‘Most Outrageous’ Item
New British Coin Featuring a Black Hole Honors Stephen Hawking
First Person on Mars Will Likely be a Woman, Says NASA Boss
12 Unique Sleeping Habits Around the World
These are America’s 20 Best Places to Live in 2019
More Than 12,000 Cases of Pillsbury Flour Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns
Turn Your Living Room Into a Forest With Framed Moss Art
This Hawaii Cat Sanctuary Is Home to More Than 600 Kitties
A Series of Dyslexia-Friendly Harry Potter Companion Books Has Been Released in the UK
This 'Smart Broom' Sucks Up Debris and Eliminates the Need for a Dust Pan
An Artist Used 1200 Colored Pencils to Build a Working Fender Stratocaster Guitar
You Can Now Use Your FSA or HSA Card to Pay for Medical Items on Amazon
Book a Trip to Visit the 7 Wonders of the World and Contiki Will Pay Your Rent While You're Gone
9 Secrets of Fine Art Auctioneers
New Exhibition Explores the Life of Alexander Hamilton, Courtesy of Lin-Manuel Miranda
Texas Artist Turns Dairy Queen Menu Staples Into Wood-Carved Works of Art
And Then There Was One: There’s Now Only One Blockbuster Store Left in the World
New Stranger Things Comic Book Will Glow in the Dark
Determined to Climb Mt. Everest? You May Have to Carry Some Poop
What's the Difference Between a Possum and an Opossum?
FDA Confirms Asbestos in Makeup Sold at Claire's
25 Bizarre Items Uber Riders Have Left Behind
What Was the Bestselling Book the Year You Were Born? Wordery’s Online Tool Tells You
If ‘ji32k7au4a83’ is Your Online Password, You’re Not Alone—Here’s Why
Why You Should Always Leave the Cap on a Plastic Bottle Before You Recycle It
Driver Captures Avalanche Crashing Down Colorado Mountainside on Video
Want a Year of Free Flights from JetBlue? Delete All Your Instagram Posts
This Compact Flashlight Holds 72 Different Camping Essentials Inside
What the World’s Oldest Metro Lines Look Like From Above
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