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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
This Guy Made a Wearable Batman Suit Out of Tree Bark
Pretty Pictures
Photographer Creates Touristy Photos From "Mars"
Animals
Man and Dog Graduate Together in Matching Robes
Museums
The National Building Museum Has Been Converted into a Giant Ball Pit
Design
Nightlights Are Cool Again With These Works of Art
News
Man Flies Across the Sky in a Lawn Chair Attached To Balloons
Travel
Sleep in a Sewer Pipe on Your Next Vacation
Animals
9 Frisky Facts About Boston Terriers
Space
NASA Invites You to Witness Rocket Test in Person
Infographic
How Music Affects Productivity
News
Fear Not! Poppable Bubble Wrap Isn't Going Anywhere
Animals
Free Diving Photographer Captures Beautiful Underwater Shots
Fun
Ride Through Portland in Style With This T. Rex Bike
Videos
Patient Mother Raccoon Teaches Her Baby to Climb a Tree
Fun
The Bricasso Prints Out LEGO Mosaics
Fun
Draw Your Own Aquarium
Pretty Pictures
26 Breathtaking Pictures of Abandoned and Forgotten Places
Art
'Alice in Wonderland'-esque Library Slowly Disappears Into Darkness
Food
Cut Out the Middle Man With Instant Pickles
Food
Eat Lunch 20 Feet Underwater
Architecture
Architectural Installation Purifies Water Over New Yorkers' Heads
News
There Is a Crowdfunding Campaign for a Greek Bailout
Food
Orange County Fair to Debut Caviar-Covered Twinkies
Pizza
Who Invented Deep Dish Pizza?
Booze
This Keurig-esque Machine Makes You Instant Cocktails
History
The Rivalry of Brooklyn Neighborhoods: Pigtown and Spotless Town
Design
9 Themed Color Palette Collections to Inspire You
Infographic
A Brief Illustrated History of Sweets
Art
Watch an Ocean Storm Rage Inside a Fishbowl
Morning Cup of Links
Morning Cup of Links: A Microchip Could End Animal Testing
Fun
One Man's Passion Project to Curate the World's Airport Carpets
Technology
Friendship Bracelets That Encourage Young Girls to Code
Dinosaurs
Dinosaur Heights Measured in Chris Pratts
Technology
This Bike-Mounted Projector Could Make Cycling at Night Safer
Fun
Whimsical Calendar Device Alerts You With Bubbles
This Just In
Old Buses to be Renovated and Turned Into Mobile Shelters for the Homeless
Design
Mind-Bending Furniture Inspired by M.C. Escher
Morning Cup of Links
Morning Cup of Links: Real Life Sonic the Hedgehog
Books
Take a Look Inside Mexico City's Massive, Gorgeous Library
Booze
Now You Can Smell Like Carlsberg Beer With New Grooming Products
Animals
11 Quirky Facts About the Chinese Crested
Art
Artist Turns Trendy Products Into Plush Toys
Fun
15 Emoji-Themed Products to Text Your Friends About
History
The Last Female Face on U.S. Print Currency Was Martha Washington
Animals
Japan's Tama Train is Adorably Cat Themed
Art
Artist Tricks Out Snails' Shells to Keep Them Safe
Art
Bees Unknowingly Create Artful Maps of the World
Video Games
Artificial Intelligence Learns to Play 'Super Mario World' in 34 Tries
Big Question
Do Other Animals Have Belly Buttons?
Animals
Science Confirms: Honey Badger Don't Care
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