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.

Animals
9 Winning Facts About the German Shorthaired Pointer
Videos
In 1960, Some British Students Motorized a Bathtub
Weird
18 Strange Food Flavored Lip Balms
Food
This Bread Cutter Encourages You To Play With Your Food
Pizza
11 Pizza Cutters for Slicing in Style
Design
Make Everyday Tasks Adorable With a Giraffe Tape Measure
Design
1980s Vespa Scooter Parts Find New Life as Trendy Chairs
Booze
13 Beautiful Cocktail Recipe Books
Weird
This Winnie the Pooh Face Mask Is Way Scarier Than it Should Be
Food
This Bento Watch Looks Too Good to Eat
Video Games
Game Engine Makes 'Ocarina of Time' Look Brand New
Design
These Special Lamps Allow Plants to Grow Without Sunlight
Travel
You Can Visit a Real-Life Version of the Bakery in 'Kiki's Delivery Service'
Food
Why the Mascot Is Missing From Honey Nut Cheerios Boxes
Animals
10 Elegant Facts About the Afghan Hound
Technology
Need a Light? Reach for This Matchbook Filled With Flashlights
Videos
For the Extra Frugal: Make a Cheese Grater Out of a Tin Can
Food
Celebrate Easter Like a Targaryen With This Giant Chocolate Dragon Egg
Booze
New Cocktail Art Inspired by the Work of Modern Artists
Art
Artist Combines Chemistry and Art to Grow Crystals on Skulls
Fun
20 Fun and Unusual Bottle Openers
Big Question
Why Are Graphing Calculators So Expensive?
Fun
This Darth Vader Toothpick Dispenser Will Keep Your Teeth on the Bright Side
Video Games
3DNes Lets You Play Nintendo Games in 3D (Sort Of)
Food
Make a Cup of Hot Cocoa With This Chocolate Teapot
Fun
10 Cool Sleeping Bags, Sheets, and Beds for Snoozing in Style
Fun
This Sofa Can Be Folded Into Any Shape
Movies
'Zootopia' Has Different News Anchors for Different Countries
Space
This Poster Beautifully Details Humankind's Many Space Explorations
Design
You Can Now Wear GIFs on Your Lapel With a High-Tech Pin
List
12 Interesting Bandages for Your Weirdest Cuts
Food
How Brooklyn Creamery Ample Hills Dreams Up its Colorful Flavors
Animals
9 Fuzzy Facts About the Komondor
Food
Snack on One of These Edible Terrariums
Videos
How They Put the Centers in Chocolate
Fun
20 Novelty Night-Lights to Illuminate the Dark
Fun
UK-Based Shoemakers Create 'Alice in Wonderland'-Inspired Collection
Fun
Change the Facebook Reaction Emojis to Any Images You Like
Video Games
Google Maps Has a Fun Surprise for Zelda Fans Today
Videos
Always Pushing Doors When You Should Be Pulling? Why It's Not Your Fault
Live Smarter
Apple Can Now Help Solve Your Tech Issues On Twitter
Videos
Builder Creates a LEGO Sushi Restaurant With a Working Conveyor Belt
Music
Amazing Hand-Operated Instrument Plays With the Help of 2000 Marbles
Pizza
Fall Asleep by the Glow of This Pizza Night Light
Fun
'Pac-Man' Pint Glass Changes Colors With the Help of a Frosty Drink
Fun
New Campaign From Glico and Kirin Lets You Play Matchmaker With Packaging
Live Smarter
Get a Caffeine Boost with Coffee You Can Carry in Your Pocket
Art
Trailer for 'Loving Vincent' Offers a Peek at a Movie Animated From Oil Paintings
Technology
Device Prints Elaborate Pictures Using Only Drops of Coffee
Animals
10 Happy Facts About the Samoyed
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