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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.

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Capybaras Overrun the Rio Olympic Golf Course
Send Your Friends a 'Stranger Things'-Inspired Christmas Lights Message
Immortalize Your Pet With One of These Adorable Decorative Pillows
Turn Your Clothesline Into Sheet Music With Musiclips
Photos of the Aftermath of a Nevada A-Bomb Test
Remembering Keedoozle, America's First Fully Automated Grocery Store
Artistic Socks Look Like All Your Favorite Painters
Fun Stop-Motion Videos Serve Up Papercraft Meals
6 IPA Beers to Try This Summer
Cuddle Up With This Snorlax Bean Bag
Artist Imagines What Instagram Would Look Like on Windows 95
Rest Your Kitchen Sponge on a Tiny Bed
Watch a Short the Duffer Brothers Made Before 'Stranger Things'
This Smiling Volcano Is Clearly Having a Great Day
Restaurant Chef Serves Up Detailed Pancake Art
GoPro Footage Shows What It's Like to Swim With Whale Sharks
What Your Pronunciation of These Words Tells Other People
Origami Bird Perch Light Rocks Away the Darkness
Enjoy Art History in the Most Delicious Way Possible With These Lollipops
Super Satisfying Instagram Features Videos of Mixing Paint
General Mills Wants You to Show Off Your Bunny's Athletic Chops
A 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Coloring Book is Coming Soon
Bees Get Some Much-Needed R&R in the 'Grand Beedapest Hotel'
House Your Plant in a Pokemon-Shaped Pot
10 Elegant Facts About the Borzoi
Lush Embroidery Hoops Take Inspiration From Moss
Create Your Own Kaleidoscopic Screensavers For Apple TV
Creepy Skull Hourglass 'Kills Time' and Looks Like Dark Magic
Nintendo to Release a Miniature NES This November
These Shark-Shaped Tea Bags Ooze Blood Red Tea
Celebrate Your Birthplace With One of These State-Shaped Mirrors
Clever UFO Soap Dispensers are Out of This World
Book-Themed Clutches Complete Any Literary Outfit
Take Your Desk Decor to New Heights With a Balloon-Shaped Pin Cushion
Get Your Tea Fix With These Herbal-Scented Erasers
12 Amazing Pencils for Jotting Down Your Really Good Ideas
This Ancient Crocodilian Egg Looks Like a Geode
9 Versatile Facts About the Airedale Terrier
Hong Kong Disneyland Serves Up Dim Sum Shaped Like Disney Characters
Cambodian Company Offers Up Custom Clouds
This Megalodon Sculpture Looks Like a Wes Anderson-esque Submarine
Lyft Is Giving Fans the Chance to Ride Around in the Ecto-1 Car From 'Ghostbusters'
3D-Printed Toppers Make Your Wedding Cake Super Personalized
This Is Not a Drill: A Lisa Frank Coloring Book Is Coming Soon
Watch Spray Paint Cans Get Hit With a Sledgehammer in Slow Motion
Italian Amusement Park Is Completely Manually Operated and Free to Visit
Detailed Poster Shows Everything Taken on Apollo 11
Use Every Inch of Your Suitcase With These Helpful Packing Tips
13 Unusual Air Fresheners for Offbeat Noses
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