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Delta Will No Longer Checking Pets as Cargo Luggage

Kirstin Fawcett

But they can still travel in the main cabin.

Astronomers Are Watching a Planet Form for the First Time

Michele Debczak

Welcome to the universe, little planet!

24-Carat-Gold-Wrapped Kit Kat Bars Will Be Sold in Japan This Holiday Season

Andrew LaSane

The limited edition bars celebrate a milestone for Japan's Kit Kat Chocolatory stores.

The ‘Blue Dragon’ Is Real, and It’s Spectacular

Kate Horowitz

The sea slug Glaucus atlanticus is beautiful, deadly, and strange.

10 Not-So-Scary Facts About ‘Monsters, Inc.’

Tara Aquino

It’s the Pixar movie that calmed kids’ monster-in-the-closet fears.

Are Elephants Actually Scared of Mice?

Mark Mancini

Is there truth to the cartoon trope?

Turn Your Phone Into a Night Light With This Tiny Clip-On Lampshade

Michele Debczak

Serious contender for stocking-stuffer of the year.

You'll Travel 8202 Miles While Watching This Video

Caitlin Schneider

We cover a lot of ground while standing still.

20 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of 9-1-1 Dispatchers

Jessica Hullinger

Number 8: They really wish you had a landline.

Experience 'The Lion King' Musical in Virtual Reality

Anna Green

Disney has released a breathtaking five minute virtual reality recording of the show’s opening number, “The Circle of Life.”

This Infographic Charts the Best Works of Fiction From Works of Fiction

Andrew LaSane

The best games, shows, and books written into our popular culture.

Artist Creates Rings Out of Cotton Candy

Rebecca OConnell

No, you can't eat these.

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Cat Lover in Your Life

Erin McCarthy

Not sure what to get the ailurophile in your life? Here are a few suggestions for lovers of all things cat—and their favorite felines.

Morning Cup of Links: Sherlock Holmes’ Biography

Miss Cellania

35 More Amazing Facts From Our Instagram

Olivia Harrison

Did you know mental_floss has an Instagram account? Well now you do, and you can follow us to learn many more super-fun facts.