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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.

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
Animals
9 Versatile Facts About the Airedale Terrier
Food
Hong Kong Disneyland Serves Up Dim Sum Shaped Like Disney Characters
Fun
Cambodian Company Offers Up Custom Clouds
Art
This Megalodon Sculpture Looks Like a Wes Anderson-esque Submarine
Fun
Lyft Is Giving Fans the Chance to Ride Around in the Ecto-1 Car From 'Ghostbusters'
Fun
3D-Printed Toppers Make Your Wedding Cake Super Personalized
Fun
This Is Not a Drill: A Lisa Frank Coloring Book Is Coming Soon
Videos
Watch Spray Paint Cans Get Hit With a Sledgehammer in Slow Motion
Videos
Italian Amusement Park Is Completely Manually Operated and Free to Visit
Design
Detailed Poster Shows Everything Taken on Apollo 11
Live Smarter
Use Every Inch of Your Suitcase With These Helpful Packing Tips
Fun
13 Unusual Air Fresheners for Offbeat Noses
Videos
The World's Largest Nerf Gun Shoots Darts at High Speeds
Fun
Amazing Furoshiki Cloths Look Like Animals When Folded
Food
Creative Molds Make Character-Shaped Ice Pops
Animals
Cheetah Cub at the Cincinnati Zoo Gets a New Canine Companion
Animals
POV Video Shows What It's Like to Ride a Falcon
Space
NASA Releases High-Definition Mars Recruitment Posters
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