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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.

15 Smart Gifts for the Teacher in Your Life
Melon and Cheese Flavored Kit Kats Are Now a Thing
These Wooden Rings Hold Tiny Landscapes
You Can Order the Script for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'
A Look Inside Austin's Cathedral of Junk
Tiny Bottles Show You Only Need a Single Drop of Dishwashing Soap
13 Dapper Products for World Penguin Day
Hi-C Ecto Cooler is Officially Making a Comeback
8 Unique Facts About the Swedish Lapphund
Artist Creates Works of Edible Art on Marshmallows
23 Unusual Paper Clips (and Holders) to Jazz Up the Office
Now You Can Get Prince's Love Symbol as a Font
The Missing Links: The Original 'Jungle Book' is Germany's Biggest Movie
Watch a Drum Covered in Colorful Pigment Get Hit in Glorious Slo-Mo
Take to the Skies with 'Stars Wars'-Themed Kites
Rainbow Lattes are the Latest Thing in Coffee Art
15 Chocolate-Covered Treats You Didn't Know You Needed
These Teabags Feature Ninjas, Samurai, Geisha, and Sumo Wrestlers
9 Hardy Facts About Anatolian Shepherds
This Adorable Tea Infuser Is Shaped Like a Platypus
This is How Rainbow Sprinkles Come Together
Spider Catcher Lets Pacificists Catch and Release Bugs
Watch as a Very Serious Owl Takes a Ride on a Singing Toy Horse
Line of Novelty Headphones Lets You Put Sharks and Rubber Ducks in Your Ears
15 Fun Products to Help You Get Organized
Relax With This Oscar-Winning Short About Glassblowing
15 Geeky Cookie Cutters
What's Inside an Etch A Sketch?
These Elaborate Cardboard Boxes Are Exactly What Your Cat Needs
Owner Discovers (Weirdly Adorable) Heart-Shaped Squeaker in Dog Toy
Dutch Company Makes Unconventional, Patterned Suits for Any Occasion
12 Radical Facts About Chuck E. Cheese’s
Whimsical Jewelry Holds Real Flowers and Crystals Inside
15 Umbrellas to Keep You Dry
Brighten Rainy Days With a Color-Changing Umbrella
Mother-Daughter Team Makes Impossibly Intricate Cookie Masterpieces
These Dark and Silly GIFs Were Inspired By Famous Paintings
Artist Creates Beautiful, Intricate Glass Animals
Make Ice Cubes Shaped Like the Moon
13 Mundane Movie Props You Can Buy on Amazon
Japan Now Has a Hedgehog Café
Drink Wine Outside With This (Nearly) Spillproof Glass
'Sailor Moon'-Themed Cafe Coming to Tokyo
25 Beautiful Postcard Sets to Send to Your Friends
Artist Creates Tiny Rooms in Abandoned Manholes
Heat-Sensitive Mug Shows the Northern Lights When You Pour in Hot Liquid
What's the Difference Between Caramel, Toffee, and Butterscotch?
The Copycat Art Scratcher Lets Cats Scratch the 'Mona Lisa'
12 Miniature Gadgets That Can Fit in Your Pocket
3D-Printed Vases Promote Water Bottle Recycling
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