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.
Volunteer to Transcribe Sally Ride’s Notebooks
Tips for Avoiding Germs at Grocery Stores
YouTube Airing Free Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals
Life Hack for Sealing Potato Chip Bags
Phoebe Waller-Bridge to Stream 'Fleabag Live'
Spot the Easter Egg in the Flowers
Video Chat With Nursing Home Residents in England
Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Video Calls
Which Fictional Character Are You?
Free Audible Audiobooks Available Online
Disney+ Dream Job for Social Distancing
Order Girl Scout Cookies Online
J.K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter at Home’ Site
Free Busch Beer for Fostering or Adopting a Shelter Dog
Wild Goats Roam Empty Welsh Town
Bestselling Amazon Kindle Books Right Now
Johnny Cash Musician Facts
Queen Elizabeth II’s Chocolate Cake Recipe
Is Corona the Patron Saint of Epidemics?
Digital Reconstructions of European Castles
Worst Easter Candies
Infectious Disease Name Origins
Free Crocs for Healthcare Workers
Classic Board Games You Can Play Online
April’s Super Pink Moon 2020
Fender Offers Free Online Guitar and Ukulele Lessons
Sesame Workshop’s Resources for Self-Isolated Families
Plexiglass Barriers in New England Grocery Stores
Physics Girl’s At-Home Science Experiments
Amazon Streaming Free Kids’ Shows
Little Free Libraries Stocked With Food
Why McDonald’s Sells All Soft Drinks for $1
History of Typhoid Mary
The Real History Behind ‘The Sound of Music’
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Donates Medical Supplies
What to Lift Instead of Dumbbells
How Baseball Favors Lefties
‘Mulan’ Movie Facts
OpenStreetMap Haiku Poem Generator
‘Netflix Party’ Browser Extension for Group Viewing
How to Avoid Coronavirus-Related Phishing Emails
Canadian Man Lorne Grabher Suing for Right to ‘GRABHER’ License Plate
How to Clean Your Laptop
Tiny Handwritten Harry Potter Book Up for Auction
Vans Autism Awareness Slip-On Sneakers
Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson Bahamas House for Sale
March Madness NCAA Tournament Name Origin
Liza Minnelli Facts
Why We Wear Green on St. Patrick’s Day
McDonald’s Adds Two New Big Mac Sizes


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