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.

Videos
Timelapse Shows a 1223 Pound Pumpkin Grow in Five Months
Food
11 Late-Night Facts About Waffle House
TV
Japanese Cartoon 'Bananya' Tells the Tale of a Cat Who Lives Inside a Banana
Fun
13 of Our Favorite Pop Chart Lab Items
Movies
An Extravagant 'The Lord of the Rings' Box Set Is Coming Soon (Maybe)
Books
New Harry Potter Books Magically Appearing This Year
Videos
A Swimming Pool of Orbeez Is All Kinds of Scientific Fun
Videos
Nature's Best Buds: Timelapse Shows Bugs Crawling Over Blooming Flowers
Space
Heat-Sensitive Mug Shows the Mysterious V838 Monocerotis
Art
15 Fun Re-Creations of, and Homages to, Famous Paintings
Videos
The Engineering Trick That Keeps Rolls Royce Car Ornaments From Being Stolen
Food
Panda Express Introduces Hybrid Utensil Called Chorks
List
20 Successful Kickstarter Products You Can Buy on Amazon
Design
Handmade Rugs Pay Homage to Everyone's Favorite Thing: Food
Animals
Capybaras Overrun the Rio Olympic Golf Course
Fun
Send Your Friends a 'Stranger Things'-Inspired Christmas Lights Message
Fun
Immortalize Your Pet With One of These Adorable Decorative Pillows
Fun
Turn Your Clothesline Into Sheet Music With Musiclips
History
Photos of the Aftermath of a Nevada A-Bomb Test
History
Remembering Keedoozle, America's First Fully Automated Grocery Store
Fun
Artistic Socks Look Like All Your Favorite Painters
Food
Fun Stop-Motion Videos Serve Up Papercraft Meals
Booze
6 IPA Beers to Try This Summer
Fun
Cuddle Up With This Snorlax Bean Bag
Fun
Artist Imagines What Instagram Would Look Like on Windows 95
Fun
Rest Your Kitchen Sponge on a Tiny Bed
Videos
Watch a Short the Duffer Brothers Made Before 'Stranger Things'
Fun
This Smiling Volcano Is Clearly Having a Great Day
Food
Restaurant Chef Serves Up Detailed Pancake Art
Videos
GoPro Footage Shows What It's Like to Swim With Whale Sharks
Design
Origami Bird Perch Light Rocks Away the Darkness
Food
Enjoy Art History in the Most Delicious Way Possible With These Lollipops
Videos
Super Satisfying Instagram Features Videos of Mixing Paint
Animals
General Mills Wants You to Show Off Your Bunny's Athletic Chops
TV
A 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Coloring Book is Coming Soon
Animals
Bees Get Some Much-Needed R&R in the 'Grand Beedapest Hotel'
Fun
House Your Plant in a Pokemon-Shaped Pot
Animals
10 Elegant Facts About the Borzoi
Art
Lush Embroidery Hoops Take Inspiration From Moss
Design
Create Your Own Kaleidoscopic Screensavers For Apple TV
Art
Creepy Skull Hourglass 'Kills Time' and Looks Like Dark Magic
Video Games
Nintendo to Release a Miniature NES This November
Fun
These Shark-Shaped Tea Bags Ooze Blood Red Tea
Fun
Celebrate Your Birthplace With One of These State-Shaped Mirrors
Fun
Clever UFO Soap Dispensers are Out of This World
Fun
Book-Themed Clutches Complete Any Literary Outfit
Fun
Take Your Desk Decor to New Heights With a Balloon-Shaped Pin Cushion
Fun
Get Your Tea Fix With These Herbal-Scented Erasers
Fun
12 Amazing Pencils for Jotting Down Your Really Good Ideas
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
This Ancient Crocodilian Egg Looks Like a Geode
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