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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 'The Most Satisfying Video in the World'
Movies
This Poster Turns Romantic Movies Into Constellations
Fun
Ubersnap Lets You Print Out Animated GIFs
List
17 Geeky and Unusual Pillows to Cuddle
Fun
You Can Now Pre-Order the Script Book for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
Movies
13 Beautiful Facts About 'The Thief and the Cobbler'
Food
Get Your Valentine a Bouquet of Doritos
Art
A Recreation of Van Gogh’s Iconic Bedroom Is Available to Rent on Airbnb
Food
12 Delicious Products to Celebrate Pancake Day
Fun
Monikers is a Beautiful—and Fun—Party Game
List
22 Unusual Slippers To Keep Your Feet Warm
Design
These Whimsical Planters Look Like Sparkling Animals
Animals
10 Wrinkly Facts About the Shar-Pei
Big Question
Why Isn't 100 Percent Humidity Always Rain?
Food
These Oscar Cookies Are as Great as the Movies That Inspired Them
Videos
Skier Uses a Sling and an iPhone to Create a 360 Video
Fun
The New LEGO 'Ghostbusters' Set Is Here
Food
Baker Pays Tribute to Pop Culture With Colorful Cookies
Animals
New Mouse Dies Inside a Museum's 155-Year-Old Mouse Trap
TV
Official X-Files Coloring Book To Be Released Tonight
Art
Watch an Artist Create a Sculpture With Drywall
TV
This Brilliant Generator Matches 'Simpsons' Quotes With Stills
Technology
Google Engineer Creates Homemade Smart Mirror
Fun
Disneyland-Scented Candles Will Hit You With Serious Nostalgia
Food
Oreo Unveiled New Filled Cupcake Oreos in the Most Whimsical Way Possible
Fun
This Baby Nessie Tea Infuser Makes Tea Time Adorable
List
8 Quirky Locations Dedicated to UFO Sightings
Art
This Mesmerizing Contraption Generates Gigantic Bubbles
Technology
Dutch Police are Training Eagles to Pluck Drones From the Sky
Fun
Hairdresser Creates Styles Based on Well-Known Fine Art
Fun
Watch This LEGO Minifig Build His Own Snowspeeder
Art
Repaint the Smithsonian Collection With This Coloring Book
Animals
11 Fluffy Facts About Chow Chows
News
These Pastel Polka Dots Are to Help Keep Pedestrians Safe
Food
Make Realistic-Looking LEGO Cake Bites
Design
Artists Bring Kids' Imaginary Friends to Life (and it's Only a Little Creepy)
Fun
Cork Cactus Keeps Your Things Together
Fun
Pencils That Sprout Plants When You Plant Them
Booze
5 Beers to Try This Winter
Art
Artist Creates Surprisingly Realistic Animals Out of Pipe Cleaners
Fun
Historical Statue Becomes Darth Vader When it Snows
Fun
This Rocket Pencil Extender Lets You Use the Whole Pencil and Look Cool Too
Art
Artist Creates Compelling Animated Stories With Paper Cups
News
LEGO Debuts Its First Minifig in a Wheelchair
Videos
Truck Plowing Over a Snowman Gives Much Needed Catharsis After the Blizzard
Fun
LEGOLAND Is Looking to Hire Model Builders
Design
Artist Dominic Wilcox Makes Children's Inventions a Reality
Animals
9 Hearty Facts About Australian Cattle Dogs
Fun
Special Water-Repellent Umbrella Dries With a Single Shake
Animals
Ecuador Police Save a Tiny, Terrified Sloth on the Highway
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