Rob Lammle

Writes about: Movies , video-games

Rob Lammle is a full-time cartographer and part-time freelance writer out of St. Louis. When he's not working, he's watching movies, reading books, podcasting about pop culture, and spending time with his family. You can follow his online adventures over at

Hitler's Nephew, Stalin's Daughter and Other Famous Defectors
Whiz Kids: 5 Amazing Young Inventors
4 Bloody Family Feuds in American History
Message in a Bottle
7 Video Game Controversies Not Involving Grand Theft Auto or Mortal Kombat
10 Peanuts Characters You’ve Probably Forgotten
The Story Behind Little Golden Books
Way More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Hello Kitty
Your Camping Equipment's Fascinating History
8 Unofficial Special Event Days at Disney
10 Parody Novels That Get the Last Laugh
What is a Woot? The Origins of 8 Tech Names
Revenge of the Nerds: Low-Tech Crooks vs. High-Tech Gadgets
9 Really Dangerous Pieces of Art
7 Alternative Uses for Beer
Little Engines That Could: A Brief History of Slot Cars
The 411 on Rescue 911
Watch What You Tweet: 4 Twitter Lawsuits
Shopping Carts That Aren't Shopping Carts
4 Classic Battles Between Man (or Horse) and Machine
Unsolved Mysteries: More Than Just a Creepy Theme Song
4 Famous Hackers Who Got Caught
A Brief History—and Future—of the Shopping Cart
The Cool History of the Slurpee
Sex! Drugs! Racism! 8 Controversial Candies
Nectar of the Gods: Alcoholic Mythology
10 Postmasters General Who Weren't Boring
Under the Sea: 5 Underwater Human Habitats
Phony Philatelists: Four Stories of Stamp Forgers
Large-Scale Legos: BrickExpo 2010
Rad Bromance
Roll Over Beethoven: 6 Modern Deaf Musicians
Public Transportation is for the Birds (and Dogs and Goats)
Little People, Big Fun: A Brief History of Fisher-Price Little People
The Ultimate Superfans: Tribute Bands That Really Rock
5 Alternative World Cup Tournaments
Road Trip! 6 Incredible Cross-Country Journeys
The Amazing Stories of 6 Sudden Savants
7 Bizarre Stories of Stolen Movie Props
And They Walked Away: The Stories of 5 Strange Injuries
Tiny Cars, Big Prices: 5 Really Expensive Toy Cars
Digging Up Dirt: 7 Lost Time Capsules
How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job
Not Your Father's Lodge: 5 Charities That Make Giving Fun
Pet Sounds: 4 Animals That Could Really Talk
Give Me a Sign: The Stories Behind 5 Hand Gestures
Reading mental_floss Can Really Pay Off
9 Very Rare (and Very Expensive) Video Game Cartridges
Behind the Wheel of the Cozy Coupe
The Stories Behind 4 More Civic Organizations


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