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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.

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