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
Spider Catcher Lets Pacificists Catch and Release Bugs
Animals
Watch as a Very Serious Owl Takes a Ride on a Singing Toy Horse
Fun
Line of Novelty Headphones Lets You Put Sharks and Rubber Ducks in Your Ears
List
15 Fun Products to Help You Get Organized
Videos
Relax With This Oscar-Winning Short About Glassblowing
Food
15 Geeky Cookie Cutters
Videos
What's Inside an Etch A Sketch?
Animals
These Elaborate Cardboard Boxes Are Exactly What Your Cat Needs
Fun
Owner Discovers (Weirdly Adorable) Heart-Shaped Squeaker in Dog Toy
Weird
Dutch Company Makes Unconventional, Patterned Suits for Any Occasion
Animals
11 Wild Facts About Dingoes
Food
12 Radical Facts About Chuck E. Cheese’s
Fun
Whimsical Jewelry Holds Real Flowers and Crystals Inside
List
15 Umbrellas to Keep You Dry
Fun
Brighten Rainy Days With a Color-Changing Umbrella
Food
Mother-Daughter Team Makes Impossibly Intricate Cookie Masterpieces
Design
These Dark and Silly GIFs Were Inspired By Famous Paintings
Art
Artist Creates Beautiful, Intricate Glass Animals
Fun
Make Ice Cubes Shaped Like the Moon
Movies
13 Mundane Movie Props You Can Buy on Amazon
Animals
Japan Now Has a Hedgehog Café
Booze
Drink Wine Outside With This (Nearly) Spillproof Glass
Food
'Sailor Moon'-Themed Cafe Coming to Tokyo
Design
25 Beautiful Postcard Sets to Send to Your Friends
Art
Artist Creates Tiny Rooms in Abandoned Manholes
Fun
Heat-Sensitive Mug Shows the Northern Lights When You Pour in Hot Liquid
Big Question
What's the Difference Between Caramel, Toffee, and Butterscotch?
Animals
The Copycat Art Scratcher Lets Cats Scratch the 'Mona Lisa'
Technology
12 Miniature Gadgets That Can Fit in Your Pocket
Design
3D-Printed Vases Promote Water Bottle Recycling
Books
An Illustrated Version of 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' is Coming Soon
Videos
Watch a Birthday Cake of Matches Burst Into Flames
Movies
15 Fascinating Facts About 'Spirited Away'
Design
Conceptual Milk Bottle Looks Like an Alien Abduction
Fun
15 Geeky Items to Make Bathtime More Fun
Design
British Artist Transforms Vintage Books Into Jewelry
Books
Peek Inside the Latest 'Harry Potter' Coloring Book That Comes Out Today
Animals
11 Spotted Facts About Dalmatians
Pretty Pictures
Instagram Catalogs Tattoos of Even the Most Obscure 'Simpsons' References
Animals
11 Distinguished Facts About the Scottish Terrier
Weird
'Smell Dating' Lets You Pick a Partner Based on Their Scent
List
12 Postcard Locations, Then and Now
Food
Confectioner Creates Lollipops With Edible Flowers Captured Inside
Pretty Pictures
Photographer Captures the Modern Architecture of Istanbul
List
19 Highly Unusual Truck Spills
Food
12 Weird Peeps Flavors to Try This Easter
Technology
A Night-Light That Can Be Activated With a Hug
Live Smarter
Cartoonist Shows Why You Should Say 'Thank You' Instead of 'Sorry'
Fun
Get Inked By a Famous Tattoo Artist (Sorta)
Technology
Animation Software Used by Studio Ghibli Will Soon Be Free to Download
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