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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.

The Women of the Supreme Court in LEGO Form
Artist Cuts Extinct Animals Out of Their Illustrations
14 Incredible Images from Smithsonian.com's Photo Contest
A Children's Book Guide to Travel
Raul Lemesoff's Driveable Library
New Study Says Adults May Only Be Able to Get the Flu Twice a Decade
SkyMall is Coming Back!
IKEA Unveiled Furniture That Charges Your Smartphone
7 Videos of Snow Melting to Help You Cope With Winter
Watch Various Objects Get Sanded Down in a Timelapse
Now You Can Eat Your Dessert in the Dark With Fluorescent Ice Cream
Get Ready to Get Drunk With Some Owls
Cinereous Mourner Chicks Pretend to Be Poisonous Caterpillars
Japan Now Has Fruity Eggs
Sea Creatures Are Getting Bigger
Then and Now: 12 Scenes From Famous Movies
Jazz Up Your Next Presidential Party With This Downloadable Party Kit
Watch This 1950s Woman Get Dosed With LSD
This Newly USDA Approved Apple Doesn't Brown
There's a New Dr. Seuss Book Coming in July
Russia Woke Up to Two Extra Suns
New Computer Program Sorts Real Jackson Pollock Paintings from Fakes
Watch This Confectionery Make Delicious Hard Candy With Hearts in the Center
Offbeat Valentine's Day Traditions From Around the World
Never Lose Your Wallet Again With Where's Wallet
This Artist Dunks Books and Other Objects Into Gloss Paint, With Awesome Results
21 Photos Inside an Abandoned Mall Covered in Snow
12 Photos of the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair, Then and Now
Hurry and Buy Your Own Left Shark Costume
50 Kitchen Tricks to Help You Become a Master Chef
Watch This Satisfying Timelapse of Spring Flowers Blooming
Iceland's Last McDonald's Burger Finally Moved From National Museum
10 Odd Things You Can Buy From Monks
1,000 Vintage Disneyland Items Are Going Up For Auction
Rare Fox Spotted in Yosemite National Park
Jewelry For Architects
Man Converts His House Into a Feline Shangri-La
GoPro and the NHL are Teaming Up
How People in Umeå Say "Yes"
Examine Earth's History With This Geologic Time Spiral
Watch This Murmuration of Starlings in Slow Motion
The Whitney's Website Has Been Revamped With 21,000 New Artworks
Missing Links: See This Beautiful Polish Forest From a Bird’s-Eye View
15 Exercises You Should Try, According to Old-Timey Cigarette Packs
Check Out This Animated Guide to CPR
Watch This Machinery Peel Carrots So You Don't Have To
Cadbury Changes Its Creme Egg Recipe
Gluta: The Incredibly Photogenic Rescue Dog
Win Robot Salt and Pepper Shakers From Our Store
Gouldian Finch Chicks Are Terrifying
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