Ellen Gutoskey

Ellen Gutoskey is a Mental Floss staff writer who especially loves covering pop culture, not-so-popular culture, literature, really tiny things, really giant things, and anything that was previously thought to be lost. She used to work in publishing, she's usually laughing, and you can follow her on Twitter @ellengutoskey.
Get The Details On All 21 Successful Moon Landings With This Interactive Map
Make Taking Out the Trash Your Easiest Chore With This Self-Sealing Trash Can
The World’s Steepest Street Is in Harlech, Wales
Elizabeth Taylor’s ‘Green Goddess’ Rolls Royce, Oscar Gown, and More Will Hit the Auction Block This Year
Nike Is Releasing a Sneaker Inspired By Eddie Murphy’s Coming to America
Oscar Mayer Is Renting Out the Wienermobile on Airbnb For Overnight Stays
Two Eco-Minded Kids in England Are Petitioning McDonald’s and Burger King to Nix Plastic Toys
12-Year-Old Is Making Bow Ties for Shelter Dogs In Order To Help Them Find Their Forever Homes
A ‘Book Ripper’ in Herne Bay, England Is Ripping Book Pages, Then Putting Them Back on Shelves
LEGO Built a Life-Sized Astronaut Model to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11
CBS Is Live-Streaming Its 1969 Coverage of the Apollo 11 Launch Right Now on YouTube
A Nellie Bly Memorial Is Being Planned for New York City’s Roosevelt Island
Pottery Barn Is Launching a Friends-Inspired Furniture Line That Includes Rachel’s Iconic Apothecary Table
An Underpass for Turtles in Wisconsin Is Saving Dozens of the Little Guys’ Lives
Hundreds of Kangaroos Roam the Green at This Australian Golf Course
Fuel Your Cold Brew Obsession With This Elegant, Efficient Coffee Maker
Pioneering Heart Surgeon René Favaloro Is Being Honored With a Google Doodle
Forget Lab-Grown Meat—You Can Now Buy Lab-Grown Ice Cream
The Washington Monument Is Transforming Into a Full-Scale Saturn V Rocket for the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
It's 7-Eleven Day! Celebrate With a Free Slurpee
Host an Epic Summer Party at This 40-Seat Pop-Up Bar—Without Leaving Your Backyard
Ashley Wilkes’s Mansion From Gone With the Wind Is For Sale
Ghost Town in the Sky—a ‘Cursed’ Theme Park in North Carolina—Has Hit the Market for $5.95 Million
This Portable Coffee Machine Makes Cold Brew in Four Minutes Flat
Goodwill Store Searching for Family of Navy Sailor Whose Purple Heart May Have Been Mistakenly Donated
Feral Chicken Flocks Are Terrorizing Residents of the Largest of the UK’s Channel Islands
Want Bill Murray to Star in Your Movie? You’ve Got to Call a 1-800 Number
How to Parallel Park Perfectly in One Try, According to Math
Nestlé Has Created a Recyclable Snack Bar Wrapper
The Reason Why Stop Signs Are Red
Planning a Vacation? Here's How to Make Sure You Don't Bring Any Bed Bugs Home With You
Take Your Journal to the Next Level with This Bullet Journal Expansion Card
The World’s Eighth Lava Lake Was Just Discovered on a Remote Sub-Antarctic Island
How Do Fireworks Get Their Colors?
Here's Each State’s Favorite Comic Book Universe
Popular Packaged Veggies From Green Giant and Trader Joe’s Are Being Recalled Over Listeria Concerns
The 20 Most Expensive Cities for Americans Living Abroad
A North Carolina Animal Rescue Group Is Using Old Bras to Save Injured Turtles
A Pile of Manure and a Heat Wave Combined to Cause Spain’s Worst Wildfire in 20 Years
See NASA’s Breathtaking Photo of a Volcanic Eruption From Space
Vans Is Launching a Frida Kahlo Collection
LEGO Will Display This Thrilling New Avengers: Endgame Set at San Diego Comic-Con
America’s 25 Most Undervalued Cities
Treat Your Very Good Dog to An Adorable Hawaiian Shirt This Summer
Female Lab Rats Are the Victims of Gender Bias, Too
This Amazing Teen Donates One Treat for Each One Sold at His Bakery
Making Your Bed Is Easier Than Ever With These Amazing Sheets
A ‘Lost’ Bible Belonging to Abraham Lincoln Is Going on Display for the First Time


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