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.
The Queen Keeps Holiday Decorations Up Through February
Trick to Break a Pacifier Habit
What's Inside a Lava Lamp
Donate Books to Little Free Libraries
Hack to Break In New Shoes
2019 Vermont Timelapse
American Girl Debuts Doll With Hearing Aid
Don’t Use ‘Just’ in Conversation
Inside the Chrysler Building’s Spire
‘Super Recognizer’ Facial Recognition Test
Vermont Will Pay You To Move There
Food History: New Mental Floss YouTube Series
Croatia’s Museum of Hangovers
2020 Quadrantid Meteor Shower
Hack for Reading More
Why Bartenders Rinse Beer Glasses
Start Your New Year’s Resolution Early
Why Prices End in .99
World’s Oldest Christmas Carol
NYPL’s Most Checked-Out Books of 2019
24-Hour Passport Renewal App
Why a Queen’s Husband Isn’t King
Therapy Dog Steals Toys From Charity Bin
Tennessee Wants Dolly Parton Statue in Capitol
Wham!’s 'Last Christmas' Video in 4K
Animals Named After Theodore Roosevelt
Waze Now Shows Unplowed Roads
‘Love Actually’ Director Shares What He’d Change
Bill Gates's Books of the Decade
Samuel L. Jackson Voice on Amazon's Alexa
Personalized Wearable Cat Masks
Scented T-Shirts Smell Like Bacon, Coffee, and More
Don’t Use Public USB Ports Without a Data Blocker
Get Paid $5000 to Drink Coffee in a Scottish Castle
Bob Ross Light-Up Holiday Sweater
Films That Might Be Christmas Movies
Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year Is ‘They’
Why Santa Lives at the North Pole
Digital Replicas of JFK Assassination Bullets
World's Most Beautiful Cities
Harry & David’s ‘Cats’-Inspired Gourmet Gift Baskets
Dentist Prosecuted for Riding Hoverboard on the Job
Top Christmas Cookies by State
Phoenix High School Builds Laundry Room for Students
New Jersey Pushes Cursive in School Curriculum
All the Cats in 'Cats'
Top Christmas Candies by State
Smart TVs Are Vulnerable to Hackers
Crocheting vs. Knitting: What’s the Difference?
Vibrating Sloth Pillow
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