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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.

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