Elaine Selna

Elaine Selna is a writer for Mental Floss. When she isn't busy with her latest article, she can be found discovering new movies, learning Italian, planning her next travel adventure, or getting caught in a YouTube rabbit hole at 2 a.m. She has previously written for TIME and Daily Mail Online.

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