Miss Cellania

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Miss Cellania has written for mental_floss since 2007. She is also the managing editor at Neatorama and keeps a small humor blog called Miss Cellania. In her spare time, she is raising a frightening number of children in a small Kentucky town.

Why Can't We Remember Our Dreams?
A Brief History of The Creature from the Black Lagoon
The History of the Pineapple
How Dangerous Are the Northwest’s Volcanoes?
13 Quirky Destinations for Your Summer Road Trip
Science Finds a Way to Bring Back Extinct Animals
Solo Marks Star Wars's Return to Sleaze
The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel
An ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding
The X-Men Movies You Never Saw
World War II’s Greatest Urban Legend
The History of the Board Game Monopoly
A Spoiler-Free Review of Deadpool 2
Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
How George Lucas Brought Star Wars to the Big Screen
Americans Spend More Time Alone Than Ever—But That Doesn’t Mean We’re Lonely
What It's Like to Live Surrounded by Cemeteries
Working on a Cruise Ship
How Dr. Strangelove Turned a Cold War Horror Story Into Comedy Gold
Ranking the Romances of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
What a Fake Gorilla Can Teach Us About the Search for Space Aliens
How Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Are Made
The Top 10 Famous Racehorses
Why is TV So Obsessed With Crimes From the '90s?
When Romania's Ruler Went Medieval on the Ottomans
Tony Stark's Unique Character Arc
Tabasco Sauce Is In a Battle For Its Very Survival
Why Restaurants Love Buffets Even More Than You Do
The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
What If Earth Rotated in the Other Direction?
How a Country Bumpkin Turned Into the King of Hollywood
Germany Now Has a Dachshund Museum
The Cyanide Tooth Is a Cold War Fairy Tale
Take a Virtual Guided Tour of the Moon
An Upcoming Game Of Thrones Battle Took 55 Days to Film
Elvis Presley’s 68 Comeback Special Revealed a Past Sin
Incredible Ancient Archaeological Sites in the U.S.
8 Surprising Uses for Peeps
The 25 Best Set Pieces of Steven Spielberg’s Career
April Fool's Pranks That are Easy to Pull Off
In 1933, Four Cows Went to Antarctica
5 Treasures People Are Looking for Right Now
It's Not Surprising That Han Solo Is a Bad Dad
Making the Impossible Possible in Virtual Reality
The World's Most Expensive Eggs
The Man Who Couldn’t Stop Eating


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