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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.

Technology
New Korean Flip Phone Runs on Android's Lollipop OS
Animals
10 Mighty Facts About Great Danes
Big Question
How Do Anthills Survive the Rain?
Technology
A Light Powered by Salt Water
Fun
9 Great Wedding Venues For Science Lovers
Art
Mexican Government and Street Artists Unite The Community
Technology
An Animated Look at Wind Turbines
Space
NASA's Kepler Mission Finds Earth's Distant Cousin
Space
Pluto Looks Very Small When Compared to Countries on Earth
Animals
11 Bushy-Tailed Facts About Eastern Gray Squirrels
Architecture
Young Architect Makes Office Out of Empty Beer Bottles
Animals
Confused Baby Seal Rescued From Group of Cows
Videos
Forever 21 Will Recreate Your Instagrams Using 6400 Wooden Spools
Design
Find Your Inner Child With This Labyrinth Table
Videos
12 Satisfying Videos of Dominoes Falling
Fun
Device Pulls Drinkable Water From the Air As You Cycle
Design
Enoshima Aquarium Becomes Interactive at Night
Fun
Tokyo Is Getting a Hostel That Doubles as a Bookshop
Fun
Artist Creates a Shower Curtain That Evicts You If You Stay In Too Long
Space
NASA Releases GIF of Pluto Through the Years
Infographic
How to Get the Most Out of Your Google Searches
Fun
Elevated Silverware That Keeps Your Table Safe From Food
Animals
Unconscious Cat Revived With a Specially Designed Oxygen Mask
Technology
Designer Imagines a Nintendo Phone
Fun
These Instagram Stars Decorate Their Beards With Glitter and Feathers
Design
Fun Berlin Apartment Has a Secret Fireman's Pole
List
10 Shocking (Mis)Uses for Electricity
Fun
This is the Treehouse You Wish You Had as a Kid
Design
Poster Celebrates All of New York's Subway Stops
Movies
What 20 Famous Characters Look Like Without Masks
Fun
Twitter Generator Creates New Digital Moth Species
Food
This Seaweed Tastes Like Bacon and Has "Twice the Nutritional Value of Kale"
Videos
The Relaxing Art of Japanese Paper Marbling
Art
Artist Makes Incredibly Complex Sand Castles
Technology
A Smartphone Stand That Looks Like a Retro "Happy Computer" Icon
Art
Spooky Glass Bottles Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft
Books
A Book and Dessert Pairing Guide
Fun
15 LEGO-Themed Instagrams
Animals
Rats Can Save Lives by Sniffing Out Land Mines
Animals
10 Friendly Facts About American Pit Bull Terriers
Sports
25 Things Hiding in Sports Logos
Pretty Pictures
41 Eerie Photos of Abandoned Soviet Buildings
Booze
10 Refreshing Facts About Mojitos
Design
This Giant Ant Farm Is Shaped Like Rotterdam
Fun
Superhero Bookends Keep Your Books Safely Elevated
Architecture
Sleep in a Transparent Capsule High Above Peru's Sacred Valley
Food
Relive a 'Simpsons' Classic With Real Gummi Venus de Milos
Design
Origami Pot Changes Size as Plants Grow
Music
A Record Made From a Tortilla That Actually Plays
Art
Upside-Down Mural Makes Sense When Reflected on the Water
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