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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.

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