Kaitlyn Boettcher

Katie is a mental_floss intern and senior at Beloit College, where she studies literature and anthropology. She is a choral musician, writing tutor, cat person, book worm, and self-diagnosed television addict. She also can’t resist enjoying a good tennis match or soccer game in the free time she doesn't have.

5 Theories About Why We Dye Eggs for Easter
A Brief History of Sliced Bread
8 Endangered Languages That Could Soon Disappear
Why Do Students Dissect Frogs?
The Late Movies: Supercut Central
100 History-Making Cameras on One Poster
13 Unusual Objects Covered in Crystals and Diamonds
Roy Chapman Andrews: A Real Life Indiana Jones
11 Really Bizarre World Records
Are Snails Born With Shells?
Frederick Starr: Anthropologist Lost from the History Books


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