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Rebecca OConnell

Rebecca O'Connell is an assistant editor for mentalfloss.com. She lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend and a Venus fly trap because she's not allowed to get a dog.

Fun
The '90s Called: Original Tamagotchis Are Coming Back to the U.S.
Fun
Adult-Sized Little Tikes-Inspired Car Spotted in UK
11 Tasty Beer Alternatives to Try This Summer
Big Question
What’s the Difference Between an Alligator and a Crocodile?
5-in-1 Device Can Open Pretty Much Anything
Shuffle Around the ‘Labyrinth’ in These Worm Slippers
Top Your Boozy Cupcakes With Prosecco-Flavored Frosting
Seemingly Magic Wallet Keeps All the Essentials at Half the Size
Spend a Sick Day Playing 'Princess Bride-Opoly'
'The Golden Girls,' Now in Coloring Book Form
Charge Your Phone With a Retro 'Tamagotchi'
15 Damn Fine 'Twin Peaks' Products
Mozart Kitchen Timer Will Alert You With an Upbeat March
This Medieval Death Bot Shares the Odd Ways People Used to Die
Stay Organized With These Solar System-Themed Push Pins
Patagonia Created a Bikini That Won't Slip Off
Have a Great Business Idea? Italy Will Give You a Free Castle
This Unicorn Diffuser Will Make Your Room Smell Adorable
11 Summer Grilling Supplies That Are Worth the Splurge
11 Fantastic Gifts for Geeky Grads
Celebrate the Beauty of Space History With This Poster
Enjoy 17th Century Philosophy in Comic Book Form
Go to a Dreamland Far, Far Away With This 'Stars Wars' Bedding
A Frida Kahlo Action Figure Is in the Works
Photographer Explores the Quirky Scenes From Estate Sales
Celebrate Warm Weather With Untraditional Snow Globes
2000-Year-Old Petrified Apple From Pompeii Up For Sale
Have a Whale of a Time With This Fun Cocktail Shaker
Every Desert Oasis Needs These Stylish Cactus Glasses
If You Receive a Strange Google Doc Invite, Do Not Click It
List
60 Gifts to Give Every Type of Mom
Fun
Nike and Converse Team Up to Give Chuck Taylors a Makeover
Fun
Need to Floss More? This Device Will Remind You
Fun
Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man, Now in Pool Float Form
Food
Update Your Picnic Menu With This Recipe Book
Design
'Encyclopedia of Rainbows' Is the Perfect Book for Color Organizing Enthusiasts
Books
An 'American Gods' Coloring Book Is Coming Soon (Along With a Contest)
Fun
Need a Toothpick? Use a Narwhal Horn
Food
Celebrate Animal Cracker Day With These Grown-Up Snacks
Food
Let This Triceratops Feed You Tacos
Fun
Emoji Face Masks Make Your Skin Smooth Enough to Text About
Fun
12 Unconventional Things to Hide in Easter Eggs
TV
Play as a Plumbus in 'Rick and Morty' Monopoly
Food
Celebrate Grilled Cheese Day With a Whole Book of Ooey, Gooey Recipes
Food
10 Ways to Get Your Caffeine Fix Without Coffee
Space
Keep the Whole Solar System to Yourself in This Tiny Bottle
Animals
11 Wild Facts About Dingoes
Fun
This Deck of Cards Is Filled With Important Women From History
Weird
Watch Bob Ross Paint Nightmares With the Help of a Neural Network
Books
Celebrate Literature Instead of Your Alma Mater With These Pennant Flags
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