Matt Soniak

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. His work has also appeared in print and online for Men’s Health, Scientific American, The Atlantic, and others. He tweets as @mattsoniak and blogs about animal behavior at He lives in Philadelphia with his girlfriend, two cats and a large collection of bourbon whiskeys.

Rocking the House, the Kasbah and the Yurt
The Amazing Fact Generator is the New Journalism
Feeding Time Again
Breaking News from the Fact Solicitor General
Tell Me Something Good
F-A-C-T, Tell Me What It Means to Me
Brother, Can You Spare A Fact?
The Most Amazing Fact Has Been Crowned
Delicious, Nutritious Facts
Your Fact Fix
The Facts Multiply Like Rabbits
Feed The Fact Generator
8 Weird Theme Parks We'd Be Willing to Wait in Line For
Hometown Haunts T-Shirt Contest
3 Famous Mustaches
The "Oops" Heard 'Round the World (Or Not)
America's Plan to Invade Everyone
Alter Egos
How a Mohammad Statue Ended up at the Supreme Court
5 Creatures That May Not Exist, But Get Government Protection Anyway


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