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.

This Sailor Cat is Getting an Elaborate Retirement Party
Not Even the Tooth Fairy Is Recession Proof
People Used to Heat Up Their Dr Pepper
Watch the Mesmerizing Process of Automated Cake Decoration
Roads That Recharge Electric Cars That Drive on Them
Keep Your Sugar In a Snow Globe
Delight Your Inner Kid With This Giant Lite-Brite
10 Gentlemanly Facts About the Miniature Schnauzer
How to Toast Around the World
15 Creative Examples of Fast Food Packaging (Both Real and Imagined)
Hi-Diddily-Ho! There's A Ned Flanders Metal Band
Artist Creates Tiny Detailed Paintings Inside Eggshells
20 Strange Things Found Lurking in the Sewer
Free Up Space and Hang Your Beer From the Top of the Fridge
New Ramen Ice Cream Is the Stuff of Nightmares
Re-Experience Bill Murray Movies With This Scratch-and-Sniff Book
Reverse Graffiti Creates Murals By Cleaning
KFC China Now Has Pink Sandwich Buns Because Why Not
This New Wood-Derived Computer Chip Is Biodegradable
Watch Magnets Absolutely Crush Various Objects
11 Bright Facts About Border Collies
Artist 3D Prints Elaborate Transparent Shells for Hermit Crabs
"Embroidermation": Animation Created With Embroidery
This Cat-Shaped Kindergarten Will Make You Want to Go Back to School
Temporary Tattoos That Appear Like Magic on Your Skin
Listen to Chris Farley Voice Shrek
Mumbai Taxis Become a New Venue for Local Artists
Take a Look at the Lexus Hoverboard in Action
Play Chess With 3D-Printed Planters
3D Print a Machine That Spits Out 14,000 Bubbles Per Minute
Stanford Unveils Its New Solar-Powered Car
Handy Device Shows Where Patient's Veins Are Located
Small Details From 'Inside Out' Differ Depending On What Country You See It In
11 Fluffy Facts About the Bichon Frise
Hitchhiking Robot's Travels Come to an Abrupt End in Philadelphia
Make Holograms With Your Smartphone
Turn Your Food Into Little Beads
The 'Up' House Escapes Demolition Once Again
Why Play Ping Pong With a Friend When You Can Play With a Giant, Threatening Robot?
This Ejector Bed Keeps You From Sleeping In
Saturday is DOGust First! Celebrate With Your Nearest Shelter Dog
Maps Show How Uneven the Population in America Is By Region
Animals Get Their Own Tiny Road Signs
KFC Wants to Print Out Your Selfies With Their New "Memories Bucket"
World’s Oldest Panda Celebrates Her 37th Birthday
A 'Breaking Bad'-Themed Coffee Shop Has Opened in Istanbul
18 Clever Bookends to Keep Your Books Standing Tall
Jewelry Traps Tiny Worlds in Resin
A Smaller Staircase Just for Dogs
Works of Art Recreated in Oreo Filling
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