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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Heat-Sensitive Mug Shows the Mysterious V838 Monocerotis
15 Fun Re-Creations of, and Homages to, Famous Paintings
The Engineering Trick That Keeps Rolls Royce Car Ornaments From Being Stolen
Panda Express Introduces Hybrid Utensil Called Chorks
20 Successful Kickstarter Products You Can Buy on Amazon
Handmade Rugs Pay Homage to Everyone's Favorite Thing: Food
Capybaras Overrun the Rio Olympic Golf Course
Send Your Friends a 'Stranger Things'-Inspired Christmas Lights Message
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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
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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
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