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
Scented Candles Let You Bring the Smell of National Parks Home With You
List
Warm Up With These 15 Heat-Sensitive Mugs
Dinosaurs
Your Kitchen Needs This Dinosaur Bottle Opener
Art
The Art of Andy Warhol Just Got Cuddly
Video Games
Best Buy Will Be Selling More NES Classics
Food
Death Star Popcorn Maker Shoots Out Snacks Instead of Lasers
Fun
These Ornaments Come With Small Dragon Companions
Fun
Sneak Booze Into the North Pole With a Santa Hat Flask
Art
New York Woman Creates Nail Art Inspired by Classic Works of Art
Video Games
Zelda's 'Ocarina of Time' Is Coming to Vinyl
List
13 Vindictive Krampus Gifts to Give Naughty Loved Ones
Fun
Surround Yourself With 'Hatching' Egg Candles
Fun
Illuminate Your Facial Hair With Beard Lights
Travel
English Pub Owner Bans Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Animals
Cat-Opoly Lets You Buy Cats Instead of Railroads
Gift Guide
11 Stuffed Toys for the Geek in Your Life
Live Smarter
Wrap Presents in a Flash Using This Japanese Department Store Technique
Food
The People Behind 15 Fast Food Names
Fun
These Clever Jewels Help You Become a Walking Garden
Gift Guide
13 Sleek Gifts for Graphic Designers
Fun
17 Fun and Unusual Calendars to Put Up Next Year
Books
Build Your Own LEGO Ornaments With This Handy Guide
Food
Hear Us Out: Advent Calendars Are Better With Cheese
Animals
This Fuzzy Pink Llama Is Here to Help You Dust Your Home
Animals
Add Charm to Your Home Improvement Jobs With Animal-Shaped Multi-Tools
Gift Guide
20 Space-Related Gifts for the Astronomer in Your Life
Fun
Avoid the Dark Side With This Death Star Desk Lamp
Books
Construct Adorable Cardboard Habitats for Your Cat With This Book
Food
Cook Your Way Through the Land of Ooo With the 'Adventure Time' Cookbook
Food
Make Christmas Weird With Candy Canes That Taste Like Pickles, Gravy, Wasabi, and Bacon
Booze
Rise From the Ashes of Your Hangover With Phoenix Tears
Food
You Can Already Buy the New Oreo Chocolate Bars Online
Live Smarter
Sweden Now Has a Hotline to Help Deal With Mansplaining Jerks at Work
Gift Guide
15 Magical Gifts for Unicorn Lovers
Video Games
You Still Have a Chance to Grab an NES Classic This Week
Animals
Mantis Shrimp: The Quickest Killers in the Animal Kingdom
Fun
Keep Phones Charged With an Adorable Animal Companion
Fun
Lonely? This 7-Foot-Tall Inflatable Unicorn Will Keep You Company
Gift Guide
11 Nostalgic Gifts Based on Children's Book Classics
Fun
You Can Now Buy a LEGO Set Based on ‘Yellow Submarine’ by The Beatles
Live Smarter
Having Turkey Troubles? The Butterball Help Line Can Text You Tips
Fun
Fortune Telling Glass Has the Answers to Life's Toughest Questions
Animals
Share Animal Illustrations and Fun Facts With These Colorable Postcards
Movies
You Can Now Watch the ‘Mad Max: Black & Chrome' Edition on Amazon
This Just In
Converse Releases a Waterproof Chuck Taylor All Star II
Books
Stephen King Wrote a Real-Life Version of a Book From The Dark Tower Series
Books
Read the Ghost Story Anthology That Inspired Three Classic Scary Stories
List
19 Perfectly Black Products to Get You in the Halloween Spirit
Fun
Realistic Temporary Tattoos Help You Try Designs Before Committing
Videos
Watch the Relaxing Process of Creating Traditional Japanese Dolls
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