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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.

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