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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
12 Pop Culture Costumes You Can Put Together Yourself
News
Bandits Are Stealing Ones and Zeros From Philadelphia Address Plaques
Video Games
Xbox One Owners Might Have "Free" Games Waiting for Them
Videos
Protective Spray Coating Makes Even the Most Fragile Foods Indestructible
Animals
Scientists Worry as White Orca Sightings Become More Common
Technology
Leica to Release New Instant Camera
Videos
Watch 15,000 Dominoes Tumble in a Three-Part Spiral
Fun
New 'Star Wars'-Themed Simon Game Ominously Plays 'The Imperial March'
List
14 Prickly Cactus-Themed Products
Fun
Oskar Puzzles Take Rubik's Cubes to the Next Level
Art
Swimming Pool Pays Aquatic Homage to Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'
Design
These Bookmarks Look Like Pokémon Sticking Out of Your Book
List
14 Fancy Lamps for Your Home
Fun
This Mug Promises Not to Block Your View of the Television
Design
New Wallpaper Looks Just Like Marble
Travel
A B&B Made Entirely of Wool Is Coming to London Next Month
Music
Original 'Star Wars' Soundtrack Returns to Vinyl
Weird
Spooky Underground Bunker Mimics Above-Ground Life in the 1960s
Technology
You Can Now Pre-Order a Coffee Alarm Clock
Design
Introducing a Company That Lets Children Wear Their Own Drawings
Food
Baker Creates Edible Architectural Wonders
Videos
Beachgoers Help a Hermit Crab Find the Perfect Shell
List
17 Products to Make Your Dorm Room Amazing
Design
Artist Creates Landscapes From Cut Up Postcards
Animals
10 Lovable Facts About the Peruvian Inca Orchid
Videos
Serbian Artist Becomes a Human Paintbrush With the Help of a Robot
List
19 Unusual Socks for Snazzy Feet
Books
Book-Themed Enamel Pins Are the Perfect Thing for Trendy Readers
Art
Wear Your Favorite Painting on Your Clothes
Fun
9 Clever Products That Will Protect Your Lunch From Food Thieves
Videos
Artist Designs LEGO Models That Create Shadow Designs When They Spin
Fun
SEGA Has Been Hiding a Secret Message on Their Claw Game Bags
Animals
New Contemporary Art Exhibition Is Just For Dogs
Food
Now You Can Eat a Burger That Looks Like Pikachu
Fun
Soap Dispenser Creates Amazing Flower-Shaped Foam
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
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