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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
Flat Reading Lamps That Look 3D
Fun
LEGO Nail Art Lets You Flaunt Your Architectural Prowess
History
In 1995, You Could Smell Like Kermit the Frog
Animals
10 Tiny Facts About Yorkshire Terriers
Design
Design Your Own Clothing—While You Wear It
Fun
Cephalopod Plant Holders Turn Your Home into an Aquarium
Science
This Spooky Cauldron of Green Goo Knows What You're Thinking
Movies
Slip On a 'Stars Wars' Ring Featuring Your Favorite Character
Food
A Crane Hat That Serves You Cereal, and 4 Other Ways to Make Breakfast More Fun
Animals
Dog Sets World Record For Most Balls Caught With Paws
Food
All 50 States Reimagined as Food Puns
Fun
Intensely Elaborate Papercraft From Mumbai That Will Brighten Up Your Desk
Fun
Tiny Embroidered Patches Mingle With Iconic Shirt Logos
Books
12 Hopscotchy Facts About The BFG
Animals
10 Stocky Facts About Bernese Mountain Dogs
Videos
150 Hidden Pixar Easter Eggs
Design
Become Best Bros With Your Crosswalk Pole With "Walkbump"
Animals
Prowl Through Japan With Cat Street View
Animals
Unusually Dignified Sheep is Now a Lance Corporal in the British Army
Afternoon Map
Each State's Most Distinct Slang Word
Technology
Polaroid Introduces a New Camera That Takes Instant Inkless Pictures
Videos
Watch the Creation of a Giant Cotton Candy Flower
Design
Italian Artist Uses Recycled Waste to Create Furniture
Design
A Retro Portable Vinyl Player
Architecture
Mexico's Conarte Library Has a Dome Shaped Bookshelf You Can Sit In
Fun
Build Lifesize Creations with Giant LEGO Bricks
Animals
9 Solid Facts About Bull Terriers
Art
Artist Makes Smoothies That Match Pantone Swatches
Food
See the Creative Process Behind Ben & Jerry Photoshoots
Videos
10 Easy Experiments You Can Do With Liquid
Architecture
A Beautiful Townhouse With a Garden on Each Floor
Language
Short Stories Created With Example Sentences From Dictionaries
Art
Canadian Sculptor Builds Giant Metallic Dragons and Eagles
Pizza
London is Holding a Pizza Festival
Art
Artist Creates Spooky Jewelry Out of Pearls
Fun
Mix the Perfect Drink With a Light Up Stick That Makes Light Saber Noises
Design
Solitaire Cards That Look Like They Were Ripped Right Off the Computer Screen
Infographic
A Guide to Dog Body Language
Food
This Machine Shoots Out Cotton Candy at 60 Miles an Hour
Animals
10 Energetic Facts About the Jack Russell Terrier
Technology
This Cool Inky Lava Lamp Uses Ferromagnetic Fluid
Videos
Watch Ladybugs Take Off in Slow Motion
Technology
Recreate the Low-Quality Magic of VHS Tapes on Your iPhone
Fun
Turn Any Photo Into an Emoji Mosaic
Architecture
Visitors Soon Might Be Able to Stay Overnight at Versailles
Architecture
Giant "Sky Pool” to Be Built 10 Stories Above the Ground
Food
Eat Batman Pizza at One of Malaysia's DC Comics-Themed Cafes
Art
Light Up Your Room With a Banana
Food
This Company Sends Imperfect Fruits and Vegetables to Your Home
Art
Artist Turns Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints Into GIFs
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