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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.

Amazing Furoshiki Cloths Look Like Animals When Folded
Creative Molds Make Character-Shaped Ice Pops
Cheetah Cub at the Cincinnati Zoo Gets a New Canine Companion
POV Video Shows What It's Like to Ride a Falcon
NASA Releases High-Definition Mars Recruitment Posters
Special Music Boxes Hold Dancing Studio Ghibli Characters
15 Interesting Teas and Teabags
Japanese Artist Creates Lifelike Animal Pom Pom Brooches
Transform Your Keyboard Into Classic Artwork With These Stickers
San Francisco Barista Creates Adorable Latte Art
Cocktail Glassware Comes With Attractive (and Helpful) Diagrams
Kansas-Based Stylist Transforms Hair Into Famous Works of Art
Wear All the Planets in the Solar System (And Pluto) Around Your Neck
Street Artist Repurposes Old Mattresses Into Food Sculptures
This Bath Plug Comes With a Floating Pug
Hydraulic Press Destroying a Can of Silly String Is the Most Satisfying Video Yet
Get Clean With Soap Shaped Like Famous Paintings
Artist Makes Colorful Bugs Out of Recycled Computer Parts
Boston's Secret Sidewalk Poetry Only Appears After It Rains
Surprising Candle 'Hatches' a Dragon When Lit
The Missing Links: Ice Cream Truck Rivalries
Cameo Brooches Look Like Tiny Mounted Animal Busts
You Can Turn Any Liquid Into Luxurious "Caviar" Spheres
Relive 'Mad Max' With This Fire-Breathing Guitar
This Summer, Treat Yourself With Neko Atsume Cookies
12 Trusty Facts About the Akita
Whimsically Shaped Teabags Make Teatime More Fun
Keep Your Phone Powered Up With Emoji Chargers
Sitting in a Bathtub of Water Beads Is as Fun as it Sounds
Giant Bookshelf Is Fitted to Play Tetris With LED Lights
Up Your Nostalgic Fashion Game With Gold-Plated LEGO Bags
This Calculator Will Help You Convert Your Apartment Into a Ball Pit
Crocodile Bookmark Turns Your Books Into a Literary Swamp
You Can Now Solve Murders With 'Game of Thrones Clue'
Instagram Baker Makes Amazingly Adorable Doughnuts
Wearing Meat on Your Back is a Delicious New Trend
The Richest Person in Each State
A Costa Rican Hotel Made From a Converted Boeing 727 Airplane
Astronomical Watch Gorgeously Depicts the Real-Time Orbits of Planets
Largely Unknown Section of Central Park Now Open to the Public
10 Fancy Facts About the Papillon
In Rare 'Antiques Roadshow’ Misfire, High School Art Gets Valued at $50,000
Instagram User Pairs Amazing Food With Fancy Shoes
These Modern Aquariums Double as Works of Art
Immortalize Your Pet With Custom Embroidery
French Artist Cuts Paper Into Incredibly Detailed Art Pieces
11 Refreshing Facts About Margaritas
Watch This Cotton Candy Rapidly Melt Into a Syrupy Puddle
See Vintage Pictures of the Opening of the Bronx Zoo's African Plains Exhibit
Watch a POV Video of a LEGO Train Move Around a House and Garden
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