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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.

Design
Map Out Your Food With State-Shaped Plates
Animals
10 Friendly Facts About the Golden Retriever
Big Question
How Can We Feel When People Are Looking at Us?
Infographic
A Visual Guide to Safer Seafood Consumption
Pretty Pictures
10 Dazzling Pictures From the National Geographic Photo Contest
Design
Architect Uses 30,000 Post-It Notes as Building Blocks
Big Question
How Do Computers Tell Time?
News
Liverpool is Getting a Temporary Fast-Lane Sidewalk
Videos
These Soap Bubbles Form Ice Crystals Right Before Your Eyes
Food
Become a More Creative Chef With This Flavor Profile Guide
Videos
What Will Humans Be Like in 1000 Years?
Videos
Neil deGrasse Tyson on Why You Should Never Say, "I Will Never Use This"
Food
Celebrate Your Next Holiday With a Meat Cake
This Just In
Nirvana Fans Can Now Bid on a Lock of Kurt Cobain's Hair
News
Amazon Opens Its First Physical Bookstore Today
Animals
11 Active Facts About the Australian Shepherd
Photos
Stunning Aerial Photographs Capture New York City's Beauty
Videos
Watch an Intense Friction Drill Melt Metal
Videos
Behind-The-Scenes Details From 10 Iconic Movies
This Just In
Twinning? Flight Passenger Gets Seated Next to His Dopplegänger
Videos
Inflatable Jack-o'-Lantern Goes Rogue and Barrels Through Arizona Streets
Art
Artist Paints Wonderful Designs on Used Tea Bags
Technology
Card Shaped Device Lets You Keep Tetris in Your Wallet
Science
Romantic Glass Sponge is the Perfect Prison For Shrimp Couples
Art
Artist Paints on Fallen Logs to Reflect Their Origins
Animals
The Oregon Zoo Gives Elephants Giant Gourds to Squish
Videos
Orca Rockets Unfortunate Seal 80 Feet Into the Air
Technology
Step Aside Standing Desk: This Workspace Lets You Lie Down
Language
Theory Suggests Australian Accent Developed Over Drinks
Fun
Longboard Stroller Will Secure Your "Cool Dad" Status
Photos
Stunning Photos of New Zealand's Vibrant Scenery and Culture
Science
The Ocean is Coughing Up Giant Prehistoric Shark Teeth
Infographic
What Happens to the Body After Death
Art
Beautiful Artwork That Only Shows Up When the Street is Wet
Videos
How to Efficiently Peel Potatoes
Technology
This Underground Fridge Doesn't Need Electricity
Technology
Einstein-Inspired Clock Uses Sand to Show the Passing of Time
Fun
Tiny Cat Figurines Are a Great Substitute for Fortunes
Animals
10 Quick Facts About Whippets
Technology
Meet Ulo the Owl, a Charming Security System
Videos
Watch How a Curb is Created
Art
This Art Installation Uses 30 Tons of Colorful Sand
Fun
Could Your Bunny Be the New Face of Trix?
Videos
Watch Beavers Parachute From Planes in Footage From 1948
Design
A Carpet Designed to Ease Your Anxiety
Architecture
Barcelona's Sagrada Família Begins Final Stage of Construction
Infographic
Sweet Facts About Candy Corn
List
16 Unofficial LEGO Minifigs You Can Buy
Technology
Virtual Reality Lets You Experience the Forest Through the Eyes of an Animal
History
When LA Thought It Had a Secret Underground Reptilian City
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