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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.

These Works of Art Were Grown in Petri Dishes
12 Childhood Snacks You Can Make at Home
What States Are Using What Curse Words?
Pepsi Perfect From 'Back to the Future Part II' Is Now Real
10 Smart Facts About Dobermans
Interlocking Coasters Let You Build a Cactus
How to Burn a Candle Underwater
Performance Artist Tony Orrico Makes Art by Chewing
Tree Trunks Find Second Life in Mind-Bending Artwork
The Tinder of Leftovers Can Help Decrease Food Waste
Special Cups Mimic the Moon's Phases as You Drink
Embarrass Your Pet This Halloween With These 16 Incredible Costumes
Mounted Wall Antlers Made From Plants
Keep Your Pizza Safe and Fresh With Pizza Pouch
Wizards Rejoice! You Can Have Christmas Dinner at Hogwarts
Bookstore Offered Sleepovers After Accidentally Locking a Tourist in for the Night
Become the Hobbit You've Always Wanted to Be in This Cool Tree House
11 Unusual Bookstores You Can Visit
Corporate Logos Made Beautiful With Lush (But Sort-of-Dead) Plants
26 Animal-Themed Products to Help You in the Kitchen
Tiny Works of Food Art Arranged in Spoons
13 Fast Facts About Greyhounds
3D Laser Printer Lets You Engrave Sushi (And Other Things)
Non-Profit Organization Recreates Magazine Covers With Shelter Dogs to Help Them Get Adopted
The Missing Links: Pluto is Beautiful
Feel Virtual Reality With a High-Tech Armband
Your Brain On Coffee vs. Your Brain On Beer
The Missing Links: 'Good Burger' is Back
Science Says Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is the Most Iconic Song Ever
Carry Stuff in Your Favorite Book with Literary Clutches
Happy Birthday to Everyone! "Happy Birthday" Finally Enters Public Domain
A Poster That Showcases the Best Japanese Snack Food
15 Ice Trays to Make Your Drink Even Cooler
What's on the Other Side of the World?
5 Beers and Ciders to Drink This Autumn
Expandable Bookshelf Stretches to Any Size You Want
9 Facts About West Highland White Terriers
Food Artist Transforms Cakes Into Classic Art Masterpieces
18 Tea Infusers to Make Teatime More Exciting
Watch the Intensive Process of Book Printing
Make Cat-Shaped Eggs With This Cool Mold
Photographer Snaps Pic of a Seal Surfing on a Whale's Back
Photographer Captures the Beauty of Rest Stops Along American Highways
Twisted Cinema: Balloon Recreations of Iconic Movie Scenes
Finger Biscuits Cut Out the Middle Man: Your Spoon
Wear Your Favorite Book Around Your Neck
Artist Grows Evolving Hebrew Letters With Bacteria
Build Your Own Nautilus Bookshelf
Quench Your Villainous Thirst With Unicorn Tears
The Facebook 'Dislike' Button Is Coming
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