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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.

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