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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.

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An Illustrated Version of 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' is Coming Soon
Watch a Birthday Cake of Matches Burst Into Flames
15 Fascinating Facts About 'Spirited Away'
Conceptual Milk Bottle Looks Like an Alien Abduction
15 Geeky Items to Make Bathtime More Fun
British Artist Transforms Vintage Books Into Jewelry
Peek Inside the Latest 'Harry Potter' Coloring Book That Comes Out Today
11 Spotted Facts About Dalmatians
Instagram Catalogs Tattoos of Even the Most Obscure 'Simpsons' References
11 Distinguished Facts About the Scottish Terrier
'Smell Dating' Lets You Pick a Partner Based on Their Scent
12 Postcard Locations, Then and Now
Confectioner Creates Lollipops With Edible Flowers Captured Inside
Photographer Captures the Modern Architecture of Istanbul
19 Highly Unusual Truck Spills
12 Weird Peeps Flavors to Try This Easter
A Night-Light That Can Be Activated With a Hug
Cartoonist Shows Why You Should Say 'Thank You' Instead of 'Sorry'
Get Inked By a Famous Tattoo Artist (Sorta)
Animation Software Used by Studio Ghibli Will Soon Be Free to Download
9 Winning Facts About the German Shorthaired Pointer
In 1960, Some British Students Motorized a Bathtub
18 Strange Food Flavored Lip Balms
This Bread Cutter Encourages You To Play With Your Food
11 Pizza Cutters for Slicing in Style
Make Everyday Tasks Adorable With a Giraffe Tape Measure
1980s Vespa Scooter Parts Find New Life as Trendy Chairs
13 Beautiful Cocktail Recipe Books
This Winnie the Pooh Face Mask Is Way Scarier Than it Should Be
This Bento Watch Looks Too Good to Eat
Game Engine Makes 'Ocarina of Time' Look Brand New
These Special Lamps Allow Plants to Grow Without Sunlight
You Can Visit a Real-Life Version of the Bakery in 'Kiki's Delivery Service'
Why the Mascot Is Missing From Honey Nut Cheerios Boxes
10 Elegant Facts About the Afghan Hound
Need a Light? Reach for This Matchbook Filled With Flashlights
For the Extra Frugal: Make a Cheese Grater Out of a Tin Can
Celebrate Easter Like a Targaryen With This Giant Chocolate Dragon Egg
New Cocktail Art Inspired by the Work of Modern Artists
Artist Combines Chemistry and Art to Grow Crystals on Skulls
20 Fun and Unusual Bottle Openers
Why Are Graphing Calculators So Expensive?
This Darth Vader Toothpick Dispenser Will Keep Your Teeth on the Bright Side
3DNes Lets You Play Nintendo Games in 3D (Sort Of)
Make a Cup of Hot Cocoa With This Chocolate Teapot
10 Cool Sleeping Bags, Sheets, and Beds for Snoozing in Style
This Sofa Can Be Folded Into Any Shape
'Zootopia' Has Different News Anchors for Different Countries
This Poster Beautifully Details Humankind's Many Space Explorations
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