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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.

Architecture
The Peculiar Globe Housing of Holland
Fun
Artist Creates Pool Tables Shaped Like Food
Art
Artist Fills Ornaments With Paper Scenes From 'Alice in Wonderland'
Art
Sculptures Made From Trash Raise Awareness of Beach Waste
Design
This Simple Machine Transforms Plastic Bags Into Wearable Totes
List
The Rise and Fall of 5 Claimed Mediums
Pretty Pictures
Classic Movie Scenes Recreated in LEGO
Infographic
Decipher Your Cat's Body Language With This Helpful Infographic
Fun
Giant, Fully-Functioning LEGO Caravan Breaks World Record
Food
Japanese Egg Mascot Gudetama Gets Its Own Themed Cafe (and Weird Dessert)
Animals
New York City Dog Instagram, The Dogist, Is Getting Its Own Book
Art
Artist Covers Walls in Elaborate Patterns Made of Real Insects
Food
Designer Plays With Her Food, Turns It Into Complex Art
Afternoon Map
Where Are You Most Likely to Encounter a Ghost?
Animals
9 Regal Facts About the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Design
Play Dress Up With Kanye West
Food
California Bakery Makes Adorable Pop Culture Macarons
Videos
How to Carbonate Fruit
Food
Japan Now Has a 'My Little Pony' Cafe
Videos
This Timelapse of Pills Dissolving to Dance Music is Pretty Unsettling
Fun
These Literary Messenger Bags are Perfect for Holding All Your Books
Fun
Shower in Darth Vader's Dark Tears
Technology
Play Retro Games on a Wooden "Gameboy"
List
15 Fun and Unusual Planters
Art
Inside a French Museum Filled With Miniature Movie Sets
Architecture
Artist Buys Run-Down Chicago Bank for $1 and Transforms It Into Arts Center
Videos
Artist Animates Retro Book Covers With Mesmerizing Results
Design
Hide a Plant on Your Bookshelf
Fun
A Museum Small Enough to Fit on Your Desk
Art
Artist Creates Unique Jewelry With Colored Pencils
List
12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests
Fun
Fix Things On the Go With Hot Glue Matches
Food
Los Angeles Restaurant Serves 'Star Wars' Chocolate
Missing Links
The Missing Links: The ABCs of Dogs
Animals
11 Spunky Facts About the Maltese
Design
Brazilian Campaign Yarn Bombs Traffic Signs to Remind People to Donate Clothes
Videos
How is Japanese Fake Food Made?
News
Can You Solve This Math Question That Made Some Scottish Students Cry?
Technology
Driverless Cars Get Into Accidents Because They're Too Good at Driving
Fun
This Mobile Amphibious Tent-Bed Lets You Nap on the River
Fun
Relax With an Hourglass That Uses Bubbles Instead of Sand
Photos
Stunning Photographs Show the Changing Arctic Landscape
Food
In Paris, Eclairs Are Works of Art
Travel
Skip Baggage Fees By Becoming a Traveling Advertisement
Food
14 Weird Kit Kat Flavors You Can Actually Buy
Music
Lil Bub is Dropping Her First Album
Art
Sculptures and Bowls Made With Recycled Keys and Coins
Fun
This Year, Print Out Your Halloween Costume
Space
A NASA Experiment Will Light Up the East Coast's Sky Tonight
Animals
The Darwin Tank Lets You Keep Jellyfish at Home
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