Rebecca OConnell

Rebecca O'Connell is an assistant editor for mentalfloss.com. She spends her free time prowling flea markets, making increasingly elaborate grilled cheeses, and watching 90s cult television. She lives in Brooklyn with two roommates and a dog with more sass than fur.

Food
Cook Your Way Through the Land of Ooo With the 'Adventure Time' Cookbook
Food
Make Christmas Weird With Candy Canes That Taste Like Pickles, Gravy, Wasabi, and Bacon
Booze
Rise From the Ashes of Your Hangover With Phoenix Tears
Food
You Can Already Buy the New Oreo Chocolate Bars Online
Live Smarter
Sweden Now Has a Hotline to Help Deal With Mansplaining Jerks at Work
Gift Guide
15 Magical Gifts for Unicorn Lovers
Video Games
You Still Have a Chance to Grab an NES Classic This Week
Animals
Mantis Shrimp: The Quickest Killers in the Animal Kingdom
Fun
Keep Phones Charged With an Adorable Animal Companion
Fun
Lonely? This 7-Foot-Tall Inflatable Unicorn Will Keep You Company
Gift Guide
11 Nostalgic Gifts Based on Children's Book Classics
Fun
You Can Now Buy a LEGO Set Based on ‘Yellow Submarine’ by The Beatles
Live Smarter
Having Turkey Troubles? The Butterball Help Line Can Text You Tips
Fun
Fortune Telling Glass Has the Answers to Life's Toughest Questions
Animals
Share Animal Illustrations and Fun Facts With These Colorable Postcards
Movies
You Can Now Watch the ‘Mad Max: Black & Chrome' Edition on Amazon
This Just In
Converse Releases a Waterproof Chuck Taylor All Star II
Books
Stephen King Wrote a Real-Life Version of a Book From The Dark Tower Series
Books
Read the Ghost Story Anthology That Inspired Three Classic Scary Stories
List
19 Perfectly Black Products to Get You in the Halloween Spirit
Fun
Realistic Temporary Tattoos Help You Try Designs Before Committing
Videos
Watch the Relaxing Process of Creating Traditional Japanese Dolls
Space
Deck Yourself Out With Space-Themed Jewelry
Design
Keep Track of What Books You've Read With This Scratch Off Poster
Sports
The Japanese Baseball Team Cursed by the Ghost of Colonel Sanders
Books
Make Your Mornings Magical With Harry Potter-Esque Makeup Brushes
Design
Resin Acorn Necklaces Hold Little Bits of Nature Inside
Animals
7 Easy Ways You Can Help Bees Right Now
Videos
Skydiver Loses His Shoe—And Somehow Catches It Mid-Fall
Food
The Government Is Buying Up $20 Million Worth of Excess Cheese
Fun
18 Matching Halloween Costume Ideas for You and Your Dog
Video Games
A Video Game Composer Used a Human Skull to Create a Soundtrack
TV
10 Literary References in Cartoons You Might Have Missed
Live Smarter
This Helpful Timeline Makes Moving Hassle Free
Fun
Play Tunes on These Specially Marked Wine Glasses
Food
Toaster Bags Let You Finally Make Grilled Cheese in the Toaster
Afternoon Map
Interactive Map Gives Wi-Fi Codes of Airports Around the World
Pretty Pictures
The Inside of This Iranian Mosque Looks Like it Belongs in Emerald City
Fun
Spiderweb Gun Instantly Makes Any House Twice as Spooky
Videos
Watch 10 Creatively Topped Pizzas Transform in the Oven
Fun
Crafty Photographer Creates a Working Oversized Camera Costume
Fun
Get Your Coffee Fix With the Help of an R2-D2 French Press
Videos
This Great Barrier Reef Timelapse is Gorgeously Creepy
Videos
Watching Ice Cream Sandwiches Get Made Is Almost as Good as Eating One
Technology
New Tiny Speakers Let You Play Music Through Pugs and Unicorns
Booze
Japanese Brewery Makes Beer That Tells You When to Drink It
TV
The 'Bob's Burgers' Coloring Book Lets You Make the Burger Puns
Fun
This 3D-Printed Jewelry Is Created From NASA’s Elevation Mapping Data
TV
Joe Biden Will Appear on 'Law & Order: SVU' This Week
List
15 Amazing Notebooks to Inspire You to Write More
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